Potentially toxic cabin air is apparently not investigated in detail in many cases

“Is there a need for a crash before the authorities investigate?” Numerous incidents of potentially toxic cabin air  have apparently not been investigated in detail by the responsible authority over the past eight years. This is the research of BuzzFeed News. The piloting association VC-Cockpit calls the missing investigations of so-called fume events “fatal and irresponsible”.…

New health concerns – and cancer link – over toxic cabin air breathed by 3.5 billion passengers each year

Toxic cabin air breathed by passengers, pilots and cabin crew is linked to cancer, chronic fatigue and neurological problems, according to new research in a World Health Organisation (WHO) journal. The Public Health Panorama report into so-called aerotoxic syndrome – the name given to the health effects of exposure to bleed air, used to pressurise…

Contaminated air on flights can lead to longterm sickness and airlines are ignoring the problem, study says …

Airlines know about the issue but are covering it up, says study leader Contaminated air supply on planes is causing short and long-term health problems, claims a new study published in the World Health Organisation journal Public Health Panorama. The study, conducted by the University of Stirling in conjunction with the University of Ulster, says…

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Aircraft Cabin Air Conference September 2017

The Conference (aircraftcabinair.com) The Aircraft Cabin Air Conference 2017 is an industry supported conference and essential two-day event for those seeking to understand more about the historical aspects of contaminated air and provides excellent networking opportunities. The conference covers the flight safety implications, the latest scientific and medical evidence proposing that contaminated air needs to…

AEROTOXIC SYNDROME – AVIATION’S SECRET THAT IS RISKING YOUR HEALTH EVERY TIME YOU FLY – A Nation of Thinkers – 1.6.17

“To this day, the only thing filtering this toxic soup out of the cabin are the lungs of the passengers and crew.”  Aviation Attorney Alisa Brodkowitz Most airlines today are exceptionally efficient and proud of their safety records – they ensure their staff are highly trained with how to deal with emergencies, and their ground staff can…

Should You Beware the Air You Breathe on Planes? Despite the occasional odd odor, the air quality in cabins may actually be better than you think by Scott McCartney – WSJ – 31.5.17

Your worst fears about breathing bad air on planes are probably unfounded. A recent European study that monitored air on 69 flights found cabin air quality was less polluted than that of office buildings, schools and residences. Contaminants that were found were “detected at levels considered not unusual for indoor air environments,” the study commissioned…