Conflict of Interest?

On 15th September the BBC interviewed Prof Helen Muir who is heading the UK’s Department for Transport’s study at Cranfield University which promises to reveal the chemical composition of aircraft cabin air contaminants by taking samples from real flights. She said they would have the results in six months, for which we eagerly await. The GCAQE have…

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…