BAE Systems – Dollars for Arms Contracts and Dollars for Health

Following press reports yesterday of bribery and corruption charges against BAE Systems in relation to arms deals, the Aerotoxic Association has issued a press release calling for investigations to go deeper, as in 1993 these documents reveal that the company paid off two airlines in return for silence over health issues surrounding its aircraft. Aerotoxic Association Press Release Immediate…

GCAQE Press release – ‘RESEARCH SHOWING AIRCREW AND PASSENGER RISK FROM EXPOSURE TO ENGINE BLEED AIR IGNORED BY AIRLINE INDUSTRY’ (2009)

‘RESEARCH SHOWING AIRCREW AND PASSENGER RISK FROM EXPOSURE TO ENGINE BLEED AIR IGNORED BY AIRLINE INDUSTRY’ New research undertaken by Dr Peter Julu, consultant Neurophysiologist at the Breakspear Clinic in Hertfordshire, the Royal London Hospital and Aalborg University in Denmark shows autonomic nervous system damage connected to organophosphate exposure from aircraft cabin air contamination. To…

A Cabin Service Directors Story

By Anoymous Between 1979 & 1994 I worked for 4 different airlines as cabin crew and I don’t remember any prolonged episodes of ill health. In 1994 I trained as an aerobics instructor, was fit, well and had loads of energy. In January 1996 I began flying as cabin crew  for my present airline. In…

Susan Michaelis Story

Susan is a medically-retired pilot and this is the testimony she sent to the Expert Panel on Aircraft Air Quality (EPAAQ) enquiry, set up by the Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) to investigate cabin air quality and related health problems. Dr Sara Souter Project Coordinator Cabin Air Quality Study Rumball Souter Floyd and Associates…