In Australian Federation of Airline Pilots (AFAP) news …

  “A new study published in the World Health Organisation Journal, Public Health Panorama, has revealed a clear link between exposure to contaminated air supplies and acute and chronic adverse effects in aircrew. Concerns for the adverse health effects experienced by aircrew who have been exposed to contaminated air has long been a concern in…

‘Toxic’ cabin air on your flight linked to cancer, neurological problems: WHO report

  The cabin air inhaled by passengers and flight crews on commercial airplanes has been linked to several alarming health concerns such as cancer, neurological problems and chronic fatigue, new research in the World Health Organization (WHO) journal states. Last year CUPE’s Airline Division presented its concerns to MPs on the standing committee on transport,…

Potentially toxic cabin air is apparently not investigated in detail in many cases

“Is there a need for a crash before the authorities investigate?” Numerous incidents of potentially toxic cabin air  have apparently not been investigated in detail by the responsible authority over the past eight years. This is the research of BuzzFeed News. The piloting association VC-Cockpit calls the missing investigations of so-called fume events “fatal and irresponsible”.…