Incident: Berlin A320 near Palma Mallorca on Nov 6th 2016, fumes in cabin – AV Herald

An Air Berlin Airbus A320-200, registration D-ABZN performing flight AB-7520 from Munich (Germany) to Palma Mallorca,SP (Spain), was descending towards Palma Mallorca, when cabin crew noticed the odour of old socks in the aft and forward cabin. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on Mallorca’s runway 24R. Following landing cabin and flight crew went…

“Fume Events” What happens when smoke smells in the aircraft cockpit – Kölner Stadt-Anzeiger – 16.11.16

Google translation:- Cologne – First, everything looked like a normal process. At 13.36 clock the Boeing 737 on this Wednesday afternoon at the beginning of October from the airport Münster / Osnabrück. On board 118 passengers, destination: Malaga. Normally the flight time to the Spanish coastal town is about three hours. After only about 45…

Aircraft: Air Conditioning – Department for Transport written question – answered on 17th November 2016

The Countess of Mar Deputy Chairman of Committees, Deputy Speaker (Lords) To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of reports by the pilot that British Airways Flight BA286 from San Francisco to London was diverted to Vancouver because of “toxic gas-type fumes” in the cabin, whether the Air Accident Investigations Branch intends to investigate…

Fume Events: Mehr Fragen als Antworten = Fume Events: More questions than answers – Austrian Aviation.net – 8.11.16

Full report in German here Google translation: Contaminated cabin air and, in particular, “Fume Events” have been reported again and again. Thus a contamination of the cabin air by engine oil at a Dash 8 of the Austrian Airlines was classified as a “serious fault” by the Austrian airfield a few weeks ago. Such cases…

BALPA & Causes of Pilot Burnout in 2016 & 2005…11th November 2016

The British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA) have just had their annual conference and PILOT MEMBER  BURNOUT was their key topic:- “We dedicated a day to each of our key topics, the first looking at burnout. Our Focus on Fatigue project has borne the question of not just how dangerous fatigue can be in the short-term,…

Aircraft air conditioning UK House of Lords BA 286 Q&A – 8th November 2016

The Countess of Mar Deputy Chairman of Committees, Deputy Speaker (Lords) To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the diversion to Vancouver on 25 October of BA flight 286 from San Francisco to London after crew members become unwell, and in the light of reports that the cabin air was contaminated, whether British passengers on…

Airbus ohne Zapfluft – UFO begrüßt jüngstes technisches Engagement von Liebherr Aerospace = Airbus without bleed air – UFO welcomes recent technical commitment of Liebherr Aerospace – UFO – 7.11.16

Die Unabhängige Flugbegleiter Organisation (UFO) begrüßt technische Neuentwicklungen, welche in Zukunft auch Flugzeuge des Herstellers Airbus mit Frischluft versorgen können. Ein entsprechendes System, welches Flugzeugkabinen durch einen neuentwickelten Turbokompressor mit Außenluft versorgt, war vom 3. bis 24. Juni 2016 von Airbus zusammen mit dem Zulieferer Liebherr Aerospace in Toulouse, Frankreich getestet worden. Am 7. Juli…