Is Aircraft Cabin Air Toxic? – GIZMODO 22 June 2015

Following the death of commercial airline pilot Richard Westgate, an inquest was launched into the cause of his death. Westgate had previously claimed that his health problems were caused by exposure to on board toxic chemicals and a subsequent coroner’s report raised concerns with the pilot’s employers, British Airways, and the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA),…

A typical letter from a professional aircrew to a politician about Aerotoxic Syndrome. 19th July 2009. More testimonies invited…

            A typical letter from professional Flight Attendant Ruth Medina to US Senator Barbara Boxer about AEROTOXIC SYNDROME. 19th July 2009. If as a professional aircrew member, you have a letter/testimony about AEROTOXIC you would like published to help bring about the known solutions for the benefit of others, please contact…

Cognitive impairment and associated loss in brain white microstructure in aircrew members exposed to engine oil fumes

Abstract Cabin air in airplanes can be contaminated with engine oil contaminants. These contaminations may contain organophosphates (OPs) which are known neurotoxins to brain white matter. However, it is currently unknown if brain white matter in aircrew is affected. We investigated whether we could objectify cognitive complaints in aircrew and whether we could find a…

Holiday Travel Watch

In Support of Quality Holiday Travel Introduction to HolidayTravelWatch HolidayTravelWatch (HTW) has for many years worked with a diverse number of Organisations and Campaigners on common issues. Since 2006/7, we have continued that tradition with our colleagues from the Aerotoxic or Contaminated Aircraft Cabin Air Lobby. In June 2012, along with our colleagues, we presented…