Incident: Berlin A332 at Dusseldorf on May 10th 2017, odour on board – Av Herald 10.5.17

An Air Berlin Airbus A330-200, registration D-ABXD performing flight AB-7392 from Dusseldorf (Germany) to San Francisco,CA (USA) with 184 people on board, was in the initial climb out of Dusseldorf’s runway 23L when the crew stopped the climb at 5000 feet due to an unusual odour on board. The crew decided to divert to Cologne/Bonn…

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.…

Open Letter to Aviation Transportation Subcommittee by Porter Lafayette – 4th May 2017

Aviation Transportation Subcommittee                                                                       5-4-17 Subcommittee on Aviation Operations, Safety and Security National Consumers League Airlines for America     This…

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.…