Academics urge better investigation into toxic air fumes in aircraft – The Open University – 23rd January 2016

Studies into the impact of toxic air fumes in aircraft cabins are not rigorous enough, academics are saying. They have been examining the research. They say governments and industry need to look closely at the issue to give a definitive answer to concerns about health risks.  Dr Gini Harrison, a Lecturer in Psychology at The…

UK Premiere of a GERMAN DOCUMENTARY FILM on the truth about AEROTOXIC – next Friday 29th January 2016 Glasgow UK

UK Premiere: Friday 29.01.2016 – 6:30 p.m. at the GROSVENOR CINEMA Ashton Ln, Glasgow, Glasgow City G12 8SJ UK Call (44) 845 166 6002 for remaining tickets, but be quick… After the premiere:  open discussion featuring: director Tim van Beveren  aviation lawyer Frank Cannon aviation expert David Learmount  Cpt James Lee Phillips Please click on the poster below to watch a trailer… AWARDED…

Cortex: An emerging concern: Toxic fumes in airplane cabins – Dr Sarah J. Mackenzie Ross, University College London – 21st January 2016

Toxicology is a new science, the complexities of which have been highlighted in the papers contained within this special section. Our understanding of the mechanisms through which various chemicals interfere with nervous system function is constantly evolving and research is unable to keep up with the speed with which new chemicals are produced and put…

Boeing 787 Dreamliner is a breath of fresh cabin air Daily Telegraph – 19th December 2009

The successful launch of the Boeing Dreamliner this week has highlighted concerns about the amount of toxic air in conventional aircraft cabins. The new lightweight plane, which is designed to cut fuel costs by 20 per cent, has been hailed as the answer to the problem of contaminated air that scientists claim affects up to…

‘Evidence’ of fume/smoke incidents October 2015 – January 2016

A selection of international fume/smoke incidents from October 2015 – January 2016 from AV Herald. Click here to view. To read a 15th November 2015 European Cockpit Association (ECA) demand for Toxic Air Detection systems click here. “ECA is aware of the development of detection systems. These assist pilots in their decision-making and can help airlines…

Letter from Robert Goodwill MP, Minister of State for Transport. 6th January 2016

Government letter to certain MP’s Lords/Ladies on 30th November 2015:- http://aerotoxic.org/information/reports-and-evidence/government-letter-to-uk-lords-ladies-and-members-of-parliament-30th-november-2015/ Dear Mr Goodwill, I have just read your letter to both Houses of Parliament (30th November 2015) concerning contaminated air in passenger jets but note that the concentrations of chemicals in an oil fume event have never yet been published, although ‘further research’ by EASA…

NASA, IATA, ECA, EU, ICAO & UK Government ‘Evidence’ – November / December 2015

Whilst some claim that there is ‘NO EVIDENCE’ of human ill health following oil fume exposure in a confined space – here is a selection of the most up to date EVIDENCE from 2015:     National Aeronautics and Space Administration here     International Air Transport Association here     European Cockpit Association here    …