To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the diversion to Vancouver on 25 October of BA flight 286 from San Francisco to London after crew members become unwell, and in the light of reports that the cabin air was contaminated, whether British passengers on that flight are entitled to medical screening to ascertain whether they have been affected; and if so, where they should apply to receive that screening.
Lord Ahmad of WimbledonParliamentary Under-Secretary of State (Department for Transport) (Jointly with the Home Office), Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)
All passengers on BA Flight 286 disembarked from the aircraft safely, however crew members attended various hospitals in Vancouver, as a precaution.
If passengers are unwell they should seek medical attention, but no special arrangements are in place for medical screening.
Passenger and crew safety is of paramount importance. The Department for Transport and the CAA are constantly working to enhance safety standards.
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