AEROTOXIC SYNDROME – AVIATION’S SECRET THAT IS RISKING YOUR HEALTH EVERY TIME YOU FLY – Collective Evolution – 26.3.15 – Republished 29.3.17

“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…

Union demonstrates against contaminated cabin air – Sat.1 – 29.3.17

The aircraft is the safest means of transport in the world. The probability of crashing with an aircraft is statistically negligible. However, entirely different, dangerous risks to a flight lurk: for example, poisonous cabin air. At least the UFO’s trade union of the flight attendants says this and has therefore today demonstrated at the airport…

Cabins Flight attendants demand clean cabin air – Deutschlandfunk – 28.3.17

In airplanes, there is always a contamination of the cabin air with exhaust gases or exhaust fumes. How dangerous these gases are is not clear, but the number of diseases in the flight crew is growing. The flight attendants union UFO calls on the airlines to act. By Ludger Fittkau Flight attendant Emilio Rezzonico is…

Cabine Union UFO organized demonstration against contaminated cabin air – FRA Terminal 1 – 1300 – 28.3.17

The independent flight attendants organization (UFO) will call for a demonstration against contaminated cabin air at Frankfurt Airport on Tuesday from 1 pm. “So-called” fume events “are a blatant health risk for cabin staff, pilots and air travelers. That is why, together with members of different airlines, trade unions and clubs, we are demonstrating a…

Father claims depressed co-pilot Andreas Lubitz did not cause Germanwings crash that killed 150 – Evening Standard – 27.3.17

The father of pilot Andreas Lubitz who crashed a jetliner into a mountain killing 150 people today launched an attempt to prove his son was innocent on the second anniversary of the disaster. Guenter Lubitz wrote to German media stating: “To this day the story of the depressive co-pilot who intentionally and with suicidal intent…

Spirit Flight Attendant Association – 15.3.17 – Published 25.3.17

Cabin Air Quality Bill Posted on March 15, 2017 by aviationtravelwriter SFAA will be one of the first independent Airline Unions with a dedicated commitment which will allocate special dues funding earmarked specifically for legislative initiatives and lobbying efforts regarding Cabin Air Quality. This will provide us with a direct voice in Washington to press for…