High court rules UK government plans to tackle air pollution are illegal – The Guardian – 2.11.16

The government’s plan for tackling the UK’s air pollution crisis has been judged illegally poor at the high court, marking the second time in 18 months that ministers have lost in court on the issue. The defeat is a humiliation for ministers who by law must cut the illegal levels of nitrogen dioxide suffered by…

Post Airline Fume Event Urine Test for Organophosphate Poisoning – Aviation Travel writer – 2.11.16

Many cabin crew are being misdiagnosed following Fume Events due to incorrect tests being given or the tests are denied by the occupational medical doctors hired and financed by the airlines to treat them in order to hide the evidence of chemical exposure. It has become necessary for us to take this into our own…

Accident: British Airways A388 near Vancouver on Oct 24th 2016, fumes on board, 26 treated for smoke inhalation – Av Herald – UPDATED 1.11.16 + 2.11.16

1st November 2016 A British Airways Airbus A380-800, registration G-XLEB performing flight BA-286 from San Francisco,CA (USA) to London Heathrow,EN (UK) with 388 passengers and 25 crew, was enroute at FL370 about 640nm east of Vancouver,BC (Canada), when the crew declared medical emergency and initiated a diversion first in direction to Calgary,AB (Canada), subsequently to…

Accident: Eurowings A319 at Dusseldorf on May 16th 2016, smoke in cockpit and cabin – Av Herald – 1.11.16

A Eurowings Airbus A319-100, registration D-AGWA performing flight 4U-9023 from Dresden to Dusseldorf (Germany) with 142 passengers and 5 crew, was on approach to Dusseldorf when the crew reported smoke in cockpit and cabin. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on Dusseldorf’s runway 23L with emergency services on standby. The aircraft taxied to the…

OLD NEWS: Lufthansa Working To Reduce A380 Cabin Fume Events – Aviation Week – 2nd October 2012

OLD NEWS from 2nd October 2012 Lufthansa is working on initiatives to reduce cabin fume events on its fleet of AirbusA380s. The measures include alterations to the Rolls-Royce Trent 900 engines, procedural changes and better surveillance of cabin air quality. The airline says it has experienced an unusual number of cabin fume events on its…

Terrified passengers are forced to evacuate a Flybe jet on the runway of Belfast airport after smoke was spotted in the cabin – Daily Mail – 31st October 2016

Read the full report here there is no Av Herald report which confirms that only certain fume events are reported in the media or reporting systems. Basically the travelling public are only told what the airlines want them to know and it’s nobodies duty to follow up on any particular incident or accident. You have been warned……

TRANSPORT CANADA – CADORS: Report on BA A380 BAW6B Accident-Incident – 30.10.16

Date Entered: 2016-10-27 Narrative: A British Airways Airbus A380-800 (GXLEB/BAW6B) from San Francisco, CA (KSFO) to London, England (EGLL) declared PAN with the Edmonton area control centre (ACC) due to sickness with some crew and passengers. The aircraft dumped fuel for a diversion to Vancouver, BC (CYVR). The aircraft was given priority handling for Runway…

Fume Unfall: Condor-Kapitän überfordert oder unter Druck? – Austrian Wings – 30.10.16

  Zwei noch immer arbeitsunfähige Flugbegleiterinnen und eine Kollegin, die aufgrund massiver Lungenschäden nicht mehr (beruflich) fliegen kann. Das sind die hinlänglich bekannten Fakten zum Fume-Unfall auf der Condor Boeing 757-300 D-ABOC am 22. März 2013. Fragwürdig erscheint vor dem Hintergrund der Ereignisse vor allem das Verhalten des Kapitäns. Eine Punktlandung zum Thema. Ein Flugkapitän…

Passengers unhappy with British Airways after flight makes emergency landing in Vancouver with ill crew – The Province – 30.10.16

Passengers of British Airways Flight BA286 forced to land in Vancouver late Monday say they have been kept in the dark about why their crew suddenly became ill. The Airbus A380-800 took off from San Francisco at 7:13 p.m. on Monday and was destined for London Heathrow Airport. But after crew members reported feeling ill, the flight was diverted…