Member of Parliament’s A – Z researchers guide to AEROTOXIC

Member of Parliament’s – A – Z researchers guide to AEROTOXIC A. Aerotoxic is an internationally censored medical term which identifies serious illness of both aircrew and passengers caused after exposure to contaminated cabin air in commercial jet aircraft and was defined in 1999 by scientists from US, France & Australia. B. The ‘A’ word…

Unite the union – Ask your MP to speak out at the debate Keep cabin crew safe debate – email your MP to attend the parliamentary debate on Thursday 17 March 2016 at 1330

Unite’s cabin crew members have long-standing concerns about ‘Aerotoxic Syndrome’ – the effects of contaminated air they breathe on planes, and potential health problems. They say that each one of them will encounter a ‘fume event’ – exposure to toxic fumes from the aircraft engines – at some time during their career.   A senior…

BBC – AEROTOXIC Westminster debate – Cabin Crew (only) MAY be at risk….

The week ahead in Parliament – Thursday 17th March 2016 @ 1330  In Westminster Hall, there’s a backbench debate on cabin air safety and aerotoxic syndrome led by Jonathan Reynolds, Graham Brady and Dawn Butler. This follows the results of a series of inquests which suggest cabin crew may be at risk. Details here NB.…

Panic on board Air Europa flight from Barcelona to Tel Aviv as ’10 passengers faint after reporting strong smell of gas’ – Daily Mail 12 March 2016

  Passengers told Israeli media that 10 people fainted during the flight One passenger said she reported a ‘strong smell of gas’ to cabin crew She said a flight attendant told her it was ‘OK’ and not to worry Passengers said ‘hysterical’ cabin crew asked if a doctor was on board Air Europa said around…

Lufthansa: Kabinenluft ist sauber – 10.3.16

Gemeinsam mit der Medizinischen Hochschule Hannover untersuchte die Lufthansa zwischen April 2013 und Mai 2015, ob die Kabinenluft in Flugzeugen tatsächlich kontaminiert ist. Das Ergebnis der Messungen auf 108 Testflügen: Die Luft in Flugzeugkabinen ist genauso sauber wie in Arbeitsräumen am Boden. Die Messreihen wurden mit einem eigens entwickelten Gerätekoffer durchgeführt und umfassten mehr als…