Alaska Airlines flight cancelled due to strange odor – Hawaii News Now – 22nd September 2016

LIHUE, KAUAI (HawaiiNewsNow) – Over 130 Alaska Airline passengers are stuck on Kauai after their flight was grounded before takeoff on Wednesday. Flight 844 from Lihue to San Jose was cancelled when a strange odor was smelled during a pre-boarding aircraft check. All crew members were evacuated from the plane and two out of the…

Contaminated cabin air : ” The captain of Hannover ” Austrian Wings – 18th September 2016

To read the full report click here and a longer version here Google translation below: A Member of Parliament with fictitious law degree, a nurse as a cruise ship’s doctor, a draftsman as a senior fire protection engineer at the BER construction site, and now a technical employee of a university administration as senior scientist on…

Favorite expert of airlines has not even graduated – Welt N24 – 18th September 2016

Der Experte, auf den Airlines sich bei der Frage von vergifteter Kabinenluft oft berufen, hat nicht einmal Abitur. Wolfgang Rosenberger von der Medizinischen Hochschule Hannover (MHH) hat zahlreiche Fachartikel veröffentlicht. Die MHH räumt ein, Rosenberger sei kein Wissenschaftler, sondern nur technischer Mitarbeiter in der Verwaltung.  Die Luft in Flugzeugkabinen steht seit Langem im Verdacht, Nervenschäden…

Incident: Condor B753 at Hamburg on Sep 13th 2016, burning odour in cockpit

A Condor Boeing 757-300, registration D-ABOK performing flight DE-155 from Antalya (Turkey) to Hamburg (Germany) with 224 people on board, was descending towards Hamburg when the crew reported a burning odour in the cockpit. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on Hamburg’s runway 15 and taxied to the apron with emergency services in trail.…

Allegiant Air, with ultra-low fares, draws FAA’s attention over safety concerns – The Washington Post – 1st September 2016

Allegiant Air, a budget carrier that advertises fares as low as $29, has found a profitable niche in serving airports in small-to-midsize cities. Its safety and maintenance practices have come under scrutiny after a series of operational incidents. (DAVID BECKER/AP) Just over a year ago, Allegiant Air pilot Jason Kinzer was sitting in the cockpit…