Contaminated cabin air: Condor flight attendants lost consciousness (2013)

Two flight attendants after surge of contaminated cabin air collapsed unconscious and rushed to hospital On board a Condor Boeing 757-300 (D-ABOC) has on Friday a serious incident. Following the occurrence of an unusual odour the first officer had to put on his oxygen mask, three flight attendants would have felt uncomfortable, his two collapses.…

IFALPA Cabin Air Quality briefing

Background Cabin air in modern commercial jet aircraft (excluding Boeing 787) is taken directly from compressors in the engine compartments without filtering. Occasionally, oil fumes from the hot section of the engine leak into this air. This has been recognized by Regulation Authorities, scientists, airlines, occupational doctors, oil manufacturers, and crew unions. However, consequences of…

Cabin Air Quality 2012 — A serious issue between Trivialization and exaggeration

“Ladies and gentlemen, Especially in recent times, have the reports of so-called “Smoke and Smell” events frequently, not only with Lufthansa, but all German Airlines. Many are college (internal) uncertainty about this and have legal questions about the whole issue. I will try-chen, take this text to the main topic. Much you will be aware…