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…

“Asbestos of the Sky”- The Aviation Industry’s Darkest Cover up by Green Med Info – 3.1.17

The aviation industry hangs its hat on air travel being “the safest way to travel.” The truth, however, is that it has harbored a dark secret since its inception: it’s poisoning its passengers and crew due to deeply flawed aircraft design, de-prioritizing safety in favor of profit.  In flight, every crew member and passenger relies…

7 American Airlines flight attendants go to hospital after complaint about fumes – Orlando Sentinel – 3.1.17

Seven American Airlines flight attendants went to the hospital early this morning after paramedics at Orlando International Airport responded to their jetliner because of a report of possible toxic fumes. The incident happened aboard Flight 1868 from Charlotte to Orlando,according to airport spokeswoman Carolyn Fennell. The flight attendants were checked by airport paramedics in the…

Accident: American A332 at Charlotte and Orlando on Jan 2nd 2017, fumes on board – Av Herald – 3.1.17

An American Airlines Airbus A330-200, registration N280AY performing flight AA-1868 from Charlotte,NC to Orlando,FL (USA) with 89 passengers and 10 crew, stopped the climb out of Charlotte at FL260, subsequently climbed to FL280, descended to FL240 before commencing the approach and landing into Orlando about 70 minutes after departure. Seven crew members complained about headache…

British Airways Plane Makes Emergency Landing After Crew ‘Spaced Out’ On Toxic Fumes! The Indian Times – 2.1.17

British Airways flight attendants were left “vomiting, dizzy and acting bizarrely” after toxic fumes leaked into the cabin during flight. The October 25 incident came to light recently where the cabin crew aboard the Airbus A380 from San Francisco to London had fallen seriously ill, scaring the passengers with their weird behaviour. The crew said…

Incident: Brussels A333 near Basel on Jan 2nd 2017, smoke and odour on board – Av Herald

A Brussels Airlines Airbus A330-300, registration OO-SFO performing flight SN-241 from Monrovia (Liberia) to Brussels (Belgium), was enroute at FL400 about 130nm southsouthwest of Basel/Mulhouse (Switzerland/France) when the crew received a left hand cabin ventilation fault message shortly followed by smoke and a burning odour on board. The crew decided to divert to Basel for…

Leaked report details British Airways emergency landing in Vancouver – News 1130 – 3.1.17

LONDON (NEWS 1130) – From toxic fumes to oxygen masks and confusion, a new leaked report is painting a clearer picture of just what happened aboard British Airways flight that had to make an emergency landing in Vancouver back in October. The Airbus A380 ‘Super Jumbo’ was headed to from San Francisco to London when…

Benebelte A380-Flugbegleiter waren wie „weggetreten“ – Welt.de – 2.1.17

Am 25. Oktober landete ein Airbus A380von British Airways auf dem Weg von London nach San Francisco außerplanmäßig in Vancouver. Damals hieß es, mehrere Mitglieder der Besatzung hätten sich krank gefühlt. Näheres war nicht zu erfahren. Man untersuche den Vorfall, hieß es damals von der Fluggesellschaft lediglich. Nun offenbart der Bericht eines Flugbegleiters, worum es…