CABIN CREW ‘POISONED’ Former BA flight attendant ‘poisoned by cabin fumes’ as 74 staff sue UK airlines over toxic air – The Sun – 4.12.16

Angry Trudie Dadd, 56, said she suffered ‘unbelievable fatigue’ and problems with her memory, stomach, brain and feet after being exposed to fumes during 20 year career A FORMER flight attendant has said she suffered serious health problems after being “poisoned” by toxic fumes while working for British Airways. Trudie Dadd, 56, said she had…

BA attendant ‘poisoned’ by cabin fumes – The Sunday Times – 4.12.16

A former British Airways flight attendant claims her health collapsed after she was “poisoned” by fumes while working on aircraft, as it emerged that four UK airlines are being sued by 74 cabin crew who say they were exposed to contaminated air. Trudie Dadd, 56, says she suffered “unbelievable fatigue”, memory and stomach problems, confusion,…

Incident: Avianca Brasil A318 near Brasilia on Nov 29th 2016, smoke in cabin – Av Herald

An Avianca Brasil Airbus A318-100, registration PR-ONH performing flight O6-6378 from Sao Paulo Guarulhos,SP to Juazeiro Do Norte,CE (Brazil) with 99 passengers, was enroute at FL370 about 300nm east of Brasilia when the crew decided to divert to Brasilia reporting smoke in the cabin. The aircraft descended to FL180 for the diversion and landed safely…

Incident: Lufthansa A346 near Shannon on Dec 3rd 2016, odour on board – Av Herald

A Lufthansa Airbus A340-600, registration D-AIHZ performing flight LH-412 from Munich (Germany) to Newark,NJ (USA), was enroute at FL360 about 210nm westsouthwest of Shannon (Ireland) about to enter the Oceanic Crossing, when the crew decided to return to Munich reporting smell issues on board, a possibly electrical odour was detected on board of the aircraft.…

Airbus plans to compete with Boeing 787 Dreamliner offers Bleed Free A320 NEO by Aviation Travel Writer – 3rd December 2016

It has been nearly six decades since “Bleed Air” made it’s debut into Aviation starting in 1963. Once Bleed Air was introduced for commercial airlines this was followed by approximately 2% of new Fume Events worldwide. The engine wet seal maintenance replacement guidelines were extended in 1978 from 5,000 flight hours to the 30,000 or greater…

Incident: Easyjet Switzerland A320 near Stuttgart on Dec 2nd 2016, smoke in cockpit – Av Herald

An Easyjet Switzerland Airbus A320-200, registration HB-JXB performing flight U2-1234 from Budapest (Hungary) to Basel/Mulhouse (Switzerland/France), was enroute at FL380 about 110nm eastsoutheast of Stuttgart (Germany) when the crew reported smoke on the flight deck and decided to divert to Stuttgart for a safe landing on runway 25 about 30 minutes later. The airline reported…

Incident: Easyjet A320 near Newcastle on Nov 28th 2016, fumes in cabin – Av Herald

An Easyjet Airbus A320-200, registration G-EZWX performing flight U2-6931 from Edinburgh,SC (UK) to Hamburg (Germany) with 161 passengers and 6 crew, was climbing out of Edinburgh when the crew stopped the climb at FL250 about 30nm northwest of Newcastle,EN (UK) when the crew decided to divert to Newcastle reporting fumes in the cabin. The aircraft…

BREAKING NEWS: Emergency declared on easyJet flight from Edinburgh to Hamburg as fumes fill cabin – Daily Mail – 28.11.16

  EasyJet flight from Edinburgh to Hamburg diverted this afternoon Plane en route to Newcastle after fumes began to fill the cabin  Flight landed safely and emergency services were on the runway  An easyJet flight to Hamburg from the UK has been diverted after reports of fumes in the cabin. The flight departed Edinburgh Airport…