British Airways warned over ‘downplaying’ toxic fume events – Unite – 3.11.16

British Airways warned over ‘downplaying’ toxic fume events 03 November 2016 Britain’s largest union, Unite warned British Airways against downplaying harmful fume events on board aircraft by reclassifying them as ‘odour events’, saying that it could mean the true number of fume incidents across the airline industry is ‘far higher’. The warning comes as more…

High court rules UK government plans to tackle air pollution are illegal – The Guardian – 2.11.16

The government’s plan for tackling the UK’s air pollution crisis has been judged illegally poor at the high court, marking the second time in 18 months that ministers have lost in court on the issue. The defeat is a humiliation for ministers who by law must cut the illegal levels of nitrogen dioxide suffered by…

Post Airline Fume Event Urine Test for Organophosphate Poisoning – Aviation Travel writer – 2.11.16

Many cabin crew are being misdiagnosed following Fume Events due to incorrect tests being given or the tests are denied by the occupational medical doctors hired and financed by the airlines to treat them in order to hide the evidence of chemical exposure. It has become necessary for us to take this into our own…

OPEN COMMUNICATION from Capt Loraine to Head of Air Accidents Investigation Branch – 2.11.16

OPEN COMMUNICATION Mr. David Miller Acting Chief Inspector of Air Accidents Air Accidents Investigation Branch Farnborough House Berkshire Copse Road Aldershot Hampshire GU11 2HH Wednesday, 2nd November 2016 Dear Mr. Miller BA286 Airbus A380 In-flight diversion to Vancouver due to reported ‘toxic fumes, toxic gas like fumes’ I was informed yesterday by one of your Operations Officers, Ms…

Accident: British Airways A388 near Vancouver on Oct 24th 2016, fumes on board, 26 treated for smoke inhalation – Av Herald – UPDATED 1.11.16 + 2.11.16

1st November 2016 A British Airways Airbus A380-800, registration G-XLEB performing flight BA-286 from San Francisco,CA (USA) to London Heathrow,EN (UK) with 388 passengers and 25 crew, was enroute at FL370 about 640nm east of Vancouver,BC (Canada), when the crew declared medical emergency and initiated a diversion first in direction to Calgary,AB (Canada), subsequently to…

Accident: Eurowings A319 at Dusseldorf on May 16th 2016, smoke in cockpit and cabin – Av Herald – 1.11.16

A Eurowings Airbus A319-100, registration D-AGWA performing flight 4U-9023 from Dresden to Dusseldorf (Germany) with 142 passengers and 5 crew, was on approach to Dusseldorf when the crew reported smoke in cockpit and cabin. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on Dusseldorf’s runway 23L with emergency services on standby. The aircraft taxied to the…

OLD NEWS: Lufthansa Working To Reduce A380 Cabin Fume Events – Aviation Week – 2nd October 2012

OLD NEWS from 2nd October 2012 Lufthansa is working on initiatives to reduce cabin fume events on its fleet of AirbusA380s. The measures include alterations to the Rolls-Royce Trent 900 engines, procedural changes and better surveillance of cabin air quality. The airline says it has experienced an unusual number of cabin fume events on its…

Terrified passengers are forced to evacuate a Flybe jet on the runway of Belfast airport after smoke was spotted in the cabin – Daily Mail – 31st October 2016

Read the full report here there is no Av Herald report which confirms that only certain fume events are reported in the media or reporting systems. Basically the travelling public are only told what the airlines want them to know and it’s nobodies duty to follow up on any particular incident or accident. You have been warned……

TRANSPORT CANADA – CADORS: Report on BA A380 BAW6B Accident-Incident – 30.10.16

Date Entered: 2016-10-27 Narrative: A British Airways Airbus A380-800 (GXLEB/BAW6B) from San Francisco, CA (KSFO) to London, England (EGLL) declared PAN with the Edmonton area control centre (ACC) due to sickness with some crew and passengers. The aircraft dumped fuel for a diversion to Vancouver, BC (CYVR). The aircraft was given priority handling for Runway…