Is Your Airline Poisoning You? – Bloomberg View

By Adam Minter Can airplane cabin air kill? The question has nagged at airplane manufacturers, crew and passengers ever since the jet age shut us into pressurized metal tubes. As far back as 1955, aviation engineers worried about contaminated air in plane cabins, and in 2009, Boeing settled a lawsuit brought by an American Airlines…

FUME EVENT: Same aircraft; two fume events in two days

A Lufthansa Airbus A321-200, registration D-AIRE performing flight LH-1132 from Frankfurt/Main (Germany) to Barcelona,SP (Spain), was descending towards Barcelona when a smell of old socks was detected in cabin and cockpit prompting the crew to don their oxygen masks. Read the full incident report A Lufthansa Airbus A321-200, registration D-AIRE […] was decending towards Frankfurt…