IATA Guidance for airline health and safety staff on the medical response to Cabin Air Quality Events – November 2015

To view the International Air Transport Association Guidance for airline health and safety staff on the medical response to Cabin Air Quality Events click here. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is the trade association for the world’s airlines, representing some 260 airlines or 83% of total air traffic. We support many areas of aviation activity and…

European Cockpit Association – Position on cabin air contamination – 18th November 2015

Due to the design of engines in combination with bleed air systems, oil fumes may enter the air-conditioning packs and pollute cabin air. As air flowing through the bleeds is not filtered, cabin air can be contaminated by chemicals from engine and hydraulic oil. This has been recognised by Regulation Authorities, scientists, airlines, occupational doctors,…

Invitation to Robert Goodwill Member of Parliament to witness – experience a visible oil fume event.

Dear Mr Goodwill, I have just read your letter to both Houses of Parliament (30th November 2015) concerning contaminated air in passenger jets but note that the concentrations of chemicals in an oil fume event have never yet been published, although ‘further research’ by EASA is planned for the years ahead. As creating a visible…

Government letter to UK Lords – Ladies and Members of Parliament – 30th November 2015

To read the 30th November 2015 letter to Lords & Ladies and Members of Parliament click letter The Countess of Mar House of Lords London SW1A 0PW 30 November 2015 Dear Colleague, I have recently answered a number of letters and Parliamentary Questions on the conclusions of the Committee on Toxicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer…

Harrell & Nowak – Airline Employees File Personal Injury Claims Over Toxic Fumes

JUNE 24, 2015 Several personal injury claims have recently been filed against certain airlines for toxic exposure to contaminated air, causing victims to suffer from Aerotoxic Syndrome. Aerotoxic syndromeresults from breathing in airliner cabin air after it has been contaminated with toxic levels of engine oils or other chemicals. Symptoms reported include light-headedness, nausea, and…

Stewarts Law & the Aerotoxic Poisoning of 20 passengers on a 1st February 2007 fume event flight.

Boeing 767 Flight number XLA 120 Aerotoxic Poisoning 03 May 2010 The Stewarts Law Attorney Group represents 20 British passengers who were seriously injured by aircraft toxic fumes exposure on 1 February 2007. The incident occurred when they were flying on board an XL Airways Boeing 767 from London Gatwick to Sanford International, Florida. The…