Allegiant Air, with ultra-low fares, draws FAA’s attention over safety concerns – The Washington Post – 1st September 2016

Allegiant Air, a budget carrier that advertises fares as low as $29, has found a profitable niche in serving airports in small-to-midsize cities. Its safety and maintenance practices have come under scrutiny after a series of operational incidents. (DAVID BECKER/AP) Just over a year ago, Allegiant Air pilot Jason Kinzer was sitting in the cockpit…

Organophosphate Poisoning – Patient – 2nd September 2016

The organophosphate (OP) pesticides inhibit acetylcholinesterase. Hence, acetylcholine accumulates at nerve synapses and neuromuscular junctions, stimulating muscarinic and nicotinic receptors and the central nervous system. They are used as pesticides but can also be used as ‘nerve gas’. This is prohibited under the Geneva Convention but could be used by terrorists or rogue regimes. There…

Anxiety and depression following cumulative low-level exposure to organophosphate pesticides Virginia Harrison Sarah Mackenzie Ross UCL – 1st September 2016

Previous research suggests that individuals with a prior history of pesticide poisoning are at increased risk of psychiatric disorder (Freire and Koifman, 2013), but findings regarding the impact of cumulative low-level exposure are inconsistent. The aim of the current study was to investigate whether sheep farmers with a history of low-level exposure to organophosphate pesticides…

Airline cover-up: Toxic oil from jet engines poisoning passengers and crew for decades – Natural Health 365 – 1st September 2016

Aerotoxic syndrome, the term for the illness caused by exposure to contaminated air in jet aircraft, is ruining careers and claiming lives, causing the illness, permanent disability and even death of airline employees and passengers. Yet the issue is minimized, swept under the rug and largely ignored by corporate giants Boeing and Airbus, with those…

Cabin Crew Health- Aerotoxic Syndrome -Fume Events : Cabincrew.com 11th August 2016

To read the full post click here This is an issue rarely spoken about which affects the health and safety of every person who travels by plane. The lies, deception and collusion which run throughout our legislative representatives in Washington due to the powerful aviation lobby of Boeing and Airbus. The aviation establishment has successfully…