BALPA – latest position on Cabin Air Quality – 5th December 2016

Cabin Air Quality  Background On most commercial aircraft the cabin air is supplied by the compressor stage of the aircraft jet engines or auxiliary power unit. Compression of the air leads to the air being heated and under abnormal conditions, such as failure of an oil seal, any oils or greases this air comes into…

The Latest Must Have Accessory When Flying – And This One Could Save Your Life – SWNS.com – 8.12.16

Recent publicity about ‘fume events’ on commercial air flights is again raising the issues of these potentially fatal inflight incidents. A new film is being released today that casts doubt on the safety of commercial aircraft, a subject that Norwich based Aerotoxic Association has been lobbying since 2007. ‘A Dark Reflection’ is a movie about…

Former flight attendant ‘poisoned by cabin fumes’ as 74 staff sue airlines over toxic air – The Adelaide Advertiser – 5.12.16

A FORMER flight attendant has said she suffered serious health problems after being “poisoned” by toxic fumes while working for British Airways. Trudie Dadd, 56, said she had suffered “unbelievable fatigue” as a result and has also had problems with her memory and stomach, according to The Sun. A veteran of 20 years with British…

2015 – Guidelines on Education, Training and Approved by and published under the authority of the Secretary General Reporting Practices related to Fume Events – ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organisation) – 6th December 2016

2015 INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND 1.1.1 Various types of fumes, smoke, haze and mist may contaminate the cabin and flight deck air supply system. Outside air may be contaminated with engine oil, hydraulic fluid, engine exhaust, ground service vehicle exhaust, fuel, de-icing fluid or ozone. Recirculation fans are another potential source of contaminated air. Also, electrical…

Former flight attendant ‘poisoned by cabin fumes’ as 74 staff sue airlines over toxic air – new.com.au 5.12.16

A FORMER flight attendant has said she suffered serious health problems after being “poisoned” by toxic fumes while working for British Airways. Trudie Dadd, 56, said she had suffered “unbelievable fatigue” as a result and has also had problems with her memory and stomach, according to The Sun. A veteran of 20 years with British…

CABIN CREW ‘POISONED’ Former BA flight attendant ‘poisoned by cabin fumes’ as 74 staff sue UK airlines over toxic air – The Sun – 4.12.16

Angry Trudie Dadd, 56, said she suffered ‘unbelievable fatigue’ and problems with her memory, stomach, brain and feet after being exposed to fumes during 20 year career A FORMER flight attendant has said she suffered serious health problems after being “poisoned” by toxic fumes while working for British Airways. Trudie Dadd, 56, said she had…

BA attendant ‘poisoned’ by cabin fumes – The Sunday Times – 4.12.16

A former British Airways flight attendant claims her health collapsed after she was “poisoned” by fumes while working on aircraft, as it emerged that four UK airlines are being sued by 74 cabin crew who say they were exposed to contaminated air. Trudie Dadd, 56, says she suffered “unbelievable fatigue”, memory and stomach problems, confusion,…

Incident: Avianca Brasil A318 near Brasilia on Nov 29th 2016, smoke in cabin – Av Herald

An Avianca Brasil Airbus A318-100, registration PR-ONH performing flight O6-6378 from Sao Paulo Guarulhos,SP to Juazeiro Do Norte,CE (Brazil) with 99 passengers, was enroute at FL370 about 300nm east of Brasilia when the crew decided to divert to Brasilia reporting smoke in the cabin. The aircraft descended to FL180 for the diversion and landed safely…

Incident: Lufthansa A346 near Shannon on Dec 3rd 2016, odour on board – Av Herald

A Lufthansa Airbus A340-600, registration D-AIHZ performing flight LH-412 from Munich (Germany) to Newark,NJ (USA), was enroute at FL360 about 210nm westsouthwest of Shannon (Ireland) about to enter the Oceanic Crossing, when the crew decided to return to Munich reporting smell issues on board, a possibly electrical odour was detected on board of the aircraft.…