Boost for Montgomeryshire woman’s campaign on in-flight health fears

A 20-YEAR battle for recognition by a Montgomeryshire campaigner has been boosted by the findings of a World Health Organisation (WHO) journal. “Aerotoxic Syndrome is thought to be caused by exposure to contaminated air inside an aircraft, this occurs when a seal has worn down enough to allow oil to enter the mechanisms that control…

DEMO: Toxic Free Air on Aircraft in FRA and MUC July 14th

The protests took place at München and Frankfurt/M airports on July 14th – organised by flight attendants and pilots who have become victim to toxic cabin air and are demanding that the resulting ill-health is  recognised as an occupational illness (see here) and that the industry and politicians finally take measures to protect passengers and crew. (Q&A…

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  worldwide airlines Examples of inflight oil and kerosene fumes/ smoke/ odours and crews falling sick, pilots incapacitated, pilots having to don oxygen masks. Examples are of individual airlines that have been reported – all reported fume/ odour and smell events – with thanks to AviationHerald      Aviation Herald reports   Source ©Aviation Herald image…

Strong odour causes injuries to cabin crew and affects passengers

Accident: Lufthansa A333 at Munich on Jun 21st 2017, strong odour causes injuries to cabin crew and affects passengers  source © Aviation Herald read here By Simon Hradecky, created Thursday, Jul 6th 2017 13:49Z, last updated Thursday, Jul 6th 2017 14:00Z A Lufthansa Airbus A330-300, registration D-AIKB performing flight LH-414 from Munich (Germany) to Washington…

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  “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,…