Incident: Spirit A320 near Lubbock on Jan 4th 2017, foul odour on board – OIL EVENT

A Spirit Airlines Airbus A320-200, registration N622NK performing flight NK-866 from Los Angeles,CA to Dallas Ft. Worth,TX (USA) with 94 people on board, was enroute at FL370 about 190nm northwest of Lubbock,TX (USA) when the crew decided to divert to Lubbock due to a foul odour on board of the aircraft. The aircraft landed safely…

Incident: Tiger A320 near Ho Chi Minh City on Jan 6th 2017, burning odour in cabin – Av Herald – OIL EVENTS in the future?

A Tigerair Airbus A320-200, registration 9V-TRX performing flight TR-2993 from Taipei (Taiwan) to Singapore (Singapore) with 163 people on board, was enroute at FL350 about 230nm southeast of Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) when the crew decided to divert to Ho Chi Minh City due to a burning odour in the forward cabin. The aircraft…

L’air dans les avions est-il toxique ? France Info – 5.1.17

Pour la première fois en France, un pilote d’avion vient de déposer plainte contre X. Il s’estime victime du “syndrome aérotoxique”. Mais ce phénomène est encore peu étudié en France et difficile à établir. Il s’agirait de failles dans les systèmes d’aération des avions qui pourraient être à l’origine d’une exposition à un air contaminé.…

British Airways cabin crew ‘spaced out’ after suspected toxic fumes fill plane – Evening Standard – 1.1.17

Leaked: Suspected toxic fumes resulted in several BA cabin crew becoming ill on a London-bound flight  British Airways flight attendants vomited and became “spaced out” after suspected toxic fumes filled the cabin which left them needing emergency oxygen, a leaked report has revealed. Three pilots and 22 cabin crew needed hospital treatment after an emergency…

British Airways crew became ‘lost’ and sick after a suspected leak of noxious gas into their cabin – International Business Times – 1.1.17

A British Airways crew vomited, became dizzy and suffered short term memory loss as a suspected leak of toxic fumes entered their cabin, forcing the pilot to make an emergency landing. They were manning an Airbus A380 from San Francisco to London when several of them began to variously wander around the cabin “lost” and…

American Airlines flight attendants taken to hospital after strange odor on plane causes headaches – Dallas News – 3.13.17

American Airlines says seven flight attendants were treated at a Florida hospital after complaining that a strange odor on their plane gave them headaches. An airline spokeswoman said Tuesday that the employees were treated and released. Alexis Aran Coello said none of the passengers on the flight from Charlotte, North Carolina, to Orlando, Florida, complained…

Call for BA to provide for a Passenger’s Right to Know – Holiday Travel Watch – 26.10.16

Reports of a British Airways aircraft, en-route from San Francisco to London, having to divert to Vancouver, because of crew illness again raises the important issue of cabin air quality. In its ABC News report, a recording purporting to be from one of the flight crew, is heard to state to Air Traffic Control: “Toxic…