CABIN AIR FILTRATION SYSTEMS – Novel Technological solutions for Commercial Aircraft

There is mounting evidence that Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) and other aerosolised condensates and vapours related to contamination of breathing air in modern aircraft could have health and safety implications for both the passengers and the air crew. This presentation provides a review of the technologies currently available for aircraft cabin air treatment; disposable carbon…

Flyer’s Friend Face Mask Testimonial

For twenty five years I have flown with oxygen on any flights longer than an hour as a result of having been very chemically sensitive years ago. When I heard of the masks that Aerotoxic offers, I decided to purchase them for ‘back-up’ protection and for short flights. Little did I know that I would…

Cabin Air Filtration Solutions

Despite the airlines and regulators insisting that filtering aircraft cabin air is still not technically possible, solutions do already exist and a limited number are already in operation on airliners. Filter manufacturers Pall Corporation presented a paper at the 40th International Conference on Environmental Systems detailing various filtration solutions. Pall Corporation – Cabin air filtration…

SERIOUS INCIDENT : AIRBUS A319-132 D-AGWK, 27 MAY 2008 – Prof. Chris Winder

INTRODUCTION: The presence of general symptoms of unwellness can be problematic, interms of identifying causes, diagnosis of any possible health problem(s), anddetermining appropriate treatment(s). In the case of such symptoms occurring in people on an airplane in flight,other issues may also arise, such as the hypoxia of flying, or the possibility ofpoor air quality from…