Aircrew/Passenger Hair Test for TCP by Kudzu – 8.5.17

Available now! This hair test is aimed at crew and passengers who believe they may have been exposed to toxic fumes on board of an aircraft. Together with “Kudzu SCIENCE” in Strasbourg/ France, A.V.S.A., our French associate “Association des Victimes Aerotoxique Syndrome”, have developed this validated hair test which can determine exposure to ‘tri-cresyl phospate’…

What is AFA doing to improve Cabin Air Quality and prevent fume events? 8.5.17

May 8, 2017 AFA has been the leader in working to improve Cabin Air Quality on our aircraft.  Our members have always insisted on the best possible representation which includes safeguarding Flight Attendant safety and health. This is why our union has made it a priority to create and maintain an Air Safety, Health and…

Former flight attendant says toxic fumes in plane caused debilitating illness – WSB TV – 4.5.17

WARM SPRINGS, Ga. – Channel 2 Action News investigated how potentially toxic fumes entered planes at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Now a former flight attendant from Georgia is talking about her frightening experience. Jan Williams, who used to work for former Delta connection carrier Pinnacle Air, says she suffered serious medical problems caused by fumes.…

Air circulating on planes can be TOXIC and cause seizures, nausea and breathing difficulties, flight attendants claim – Daily Mail – 2.5.17

Air circulating on planes can be TOXIC and cause seizures, nausea and breathing difficulties, flight attendants claim Known as ‘aerotoxic-syndrome’, it can lead to a range of worrying symptoms So-called ‘fume events’ in aircraft crews have been recorded since the 1950s In the 2016, 13 flight attendants in Georgia needed emergency medical care They were…

Pressemitteilung “Stopp Kontaminierte Kabinenluft!” Umwelt & Gesundheit – 3.5.17

Press Release – Stop Contaminated Cabin Air!  “Nerves in passenger aircraft – Crews and passengers protect” On April 28, 2017, crew members who had been injured and contaminated by contaminated cabin aircrafts, and who were still actively engaged in flight service, were already calling for a demonstration of non-toxic aircraft air from all over Europe.…

Flight attendants say air inside planes can be toxic – WSB TV – 2.5.17

The jet engines that take you into the air also draw in the air you breathe. Despite filters, that air sometimes contains invisible fumes that can sicken crews, drawing an emergency response at airports. Dr. Gaylord Lopez of the Georgia Poison Control Center told Regan, “We had 13 patients exposed over the past year related…