Should You Beware the Air You Breathe on Planes? Despite the occasional odd odor, the air quality in cabins may actually be better than you think by Scott McCartney – WSJ – 31.5.17

Your worst fears about breathing bad air on planes are probably unfounded. A recent European study that monitored air on 69 flights found cabin air quality was less polluted than that of office buildings, schools and residences. Contaminants that were found were “detected at levels considered not unusual for indoor air environments,” the study commissioned…

BA 286 – Vancouver – Report made by Cabin Services Director – 29.05.17

Accident report on Av Herald here on 24th October 2016 From my perspective the first I was aware of anything non normal was during a walkaround approx 40-50 mins post take off. X/X/X/X crew at M4 were discussing strange smell aft M4L LHS, described by crew as ‘glue type odour / burning plastic. I could not…

LISTING OF SCIENTIFIC LITERATURE USED DURING RESEARCH FOR THE MOVIE – ‘Unfiltered Breathed In – The Truth about Aerotoxic Syndrome’ – 24.5.17

It is frequently claimed by industry and governments that there is ‘no positive evidence’ of Aerotoxic Syndrome. The following articles, papers and studies are, as we believe, the essential basis for the understanding of the issue of “contaminated cabin air”, its impact and effects. All were used and regarded as part of our research efforts…

UK Conservative Party on Toxic Cabin Air (2008) – 23.5.17

Press Release Conservatives t (Press) 020 7984 8121 t (Broadcast) 020 7984 8100 f 020 7984 8272 March 26th 2008 Villiers: Kelly must take action on toxic cabin air The Conservatives have joined the Global Cabin Air Quality Executive (GCAQE), in calling for a full public enquiry into the risk of ‘contaminated air’ in aircraft…

Incident: Virgin Australia B738 near Rockhampton on May 21st 2017, fumes on board – Av Herald

A Virgin Australia Boeing 737-800, registration VH-BZG performing flight VA-610 from Mackay,QL to Brisbane,QL (Australia), was enroute at FL350 about 70nm southsoutheast of Rockhampton,QL (Australia) when the crew reported fumes in the cockpit and cabin and decided to divert to Rockhampton. The aircraft landed safely on Rockhampton’s runway 15 about 20 minutes later, where fire…

Toxic Cabin Air Litigation Continues to Recirculate Through the Courts – Aviation Travel Writer – 20.5.17

A key issue in domestic toxic cabin air litigation is whether state law negligence standards apply or whether a plaintiff’s claims are preempted by federal law under the theory of implied field preemption. One of the first issues commonly litigated is whether the case will be heard in federal or state court. Another issue many…

Incident: Austrian DH8D near Vienna on May 16th 2017, odour in cockpit – Av Herald – 19.5.17

An Austrian Airlines de Havilland Dash 8-400, registration OE-LGJ performing flight OS-917 from Vienna to Salzburg (Austria) with 54 passengers and 4 crew, was climbing out of Vienna when the crew stopped the climb at FL150 reporting an unusual odour in the cockpit. The aircraft returned to Vienna for a safe landing on runway 34…

Yesterday AUA re-landing: cabin air contaminated with toxic engine oil – Austrian Wings -19.5.17

Yesterdays return ito Vienna: Cabin air contaminated by toxic fumes Yesterday, a Q400 of the AUA was returned due to a fume event, in which, according to Austrian Wings information, highly toxic engine oil had entered the cabin air. Yesterday’s AUA flight 917 from Vienna to Salzburg landed shortly after take-off back in Vienna, due…