GCAQE Cabin Air Quality (CAQ) Brochure

The Global Cabin Air Quality Executive (GCAQE) established in 2006 is the lead organisation internationally focussed on addressing the issue of bleed air contamination. There is extensive data complied over the last 60 years confirming that contaminated air poses both a flight safety and health risk for those exposed that should not be ignored. This overview document provides a…

Does Margarine Cause Divorce?

Question: Does the consumption of margarine cause divorce in the U.S. state of Maine? Answer: No, of course it doesn’t, and yet at the end of Professor Bagshaw’s presentation on Cabin Air Quality at the International Air Transport Association’s Health Conference Paris, France in 2014, this spurious correlation was used as a comparison to the…

Aerotoxic Membership

This week, we launched our membership scheme. For £18 / $~27 / €~25 a year, we give people: · The chance to contact specialist health and aviation industry professionals – doctors and lawyers. · A free download of the ‘Aerotoxic Syndrome: Aviation’s Darkest Secret’ ebook, which will be released in late November. · A dedicated new…

IATA health conference 2014 – presentations

Presentations from the International Air Transport Association 2014 Health Conference, including from the UK Committee on Toxicity and Dutch airline KLM. CABIN AIR QUALITY THE COT INVOLVEMENT AND FINDINGS – Professor David Coggon The following presentations have been removed following an IATA copyright claim: Aircraft Cabin Air Quality: What has happened to the CEN & SAE…

EASA tenders Cabin Air Quality Measurement Campaign

The Agency, in agreement with the European Commission and various aviation stakeholders, decided that an independent more in depth, large-scale, research project is needed to: develop a comprehensive understanding of the chemical substances which may contribute to cabin air contamination and their concentration, and,  identify precisely if there are any safety and/or potential long/short-term health…

OPEN LETTER – Aerotoxic Chairman to Prof. of Toxicology on KLM’s controversial report

Aerotoxic Association chairman, John Hoyte writes an open letter Prof. Cranmer, professor of toxicology at the University of Arkansas and the editor in chief of Elsevier, which published KLM’s controversial Health risk assessment of exposure to TriCresyl Phosphates (TCPs) in aircraft: A commentary Read the reply by Dr. Joan Cranmer, Editor of Neurotoxicology, here. Read…