Committee on Toxicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment Minutes of the meeting held on Tuesday, 30th June 2015 in Aviation House, London

Item 3: Matters arising Item 3: Matters arising from previous meetings 7. Paras 5-7: The former Chair, Professor Coggon, had written to the Parliamentary Under-Secretary at the Department for Transport (DfT) to again raise the problem of inaccurate representation of the Committee’s conclusions in official replies. A reply had been received by Professor Boobis, copied…

‘The airlines are running scared’ – Norfolk pilots give their views on plane poisoning claims. Eastern Daily Press

  Aerotoxic poisoning. Pictured: John Hoyte at the Aerotoxic Association launch in London June 2007. Former Norfolk Julian Soddy is far right.  Former pilot and Norwich man John Hoyte is the founder of a group called the Aerotoxic Association. They, and a growing number of pilots, scientists and MPs, believe that potentially thousands of air…

The ‘dark side’ of frequent flying: Academics warn that the consequences include serious physiological and emotional damage. Daily Mail

  Academics found that although flying is glamorised, there are drawbacks The Darker Side of Hypermobility study found jet leg caused many issues Constant exposure could lead to cognitive decline and mood disorders Frequent flying can cause loneliness, isolation and the feeling of guilt  We live in an era where it has never been easier for…

Macht Fliegen krank? – Medipresse

Allein in den letzten fünf Jahren wurden 74 Fälle mit giftigen Gasen in den Kabinen von Flugzeugen gemeldet. Das geht aus einer Antwort auf eine Anfrage des tourismuspolitischen Sprecher der Bundestagsfraktion Bündnis 90/ Die Grünen, Markus Tressel hervor, die medipresse vorliegt. 25 September 2011, Air Berlin-Flug 7249 von New York JFK nach Berlin-Tegel: Kurz nach…

Rauch in der Kabine – Ärger um Germanwings nach Notlandung in Paris – Focus 15th August 2015

Nach einer Notlandung einer Germanwings-Maschine in Paris hagelt es Beschwerden von Fluggästen. Sie sind empört über das  Verhalten der Airline. So soll der Pilot ihnen nach der Landung sogar gedroht haben. Ein Airbus A 319 von Germanwings ist auf dem Pariser Flugplatz Charles de Gaulle notgelandet. Nach Informationen des Nachrichtenmagazins FOCUS hatte der Kapitän am 5. August…