Accident: Lufthansa A388 at Frankfurt and San Francisco on Oct 9th 2011, fumes permanently injure flight attendant – AV Herald

A Lufthansa Airbus A380-800, registration D-AIMB performing flight LH-454 from Frankfurt/Main (Germany) to San Francisco,CA (USA) with an unknown number of passengers and 24 crew, was climbing out of Frankfurt when a strong chemical odour of dirty socks was observed in cockpit and cabin. The flight crew contacted dispatch who told the flight crew that…

Mystery illness strikes another American Airlines flight … passengers nearly pass out – Natural News – 5th February 2016

(NaturalNews) American Airlines flight 904, bound for Miami, Florida, from Rio de Janerio, Brazil, made an emergency landing recently, when passengers and staff began passing out mid-flight. The ill feelings kicked in at over 30,000 feet, causing the pilot to cut the flight short and instead land in Brasilia, Brazil, just 580 miles from where…

Incident: Canada B788 near Dublin on Feb 3rd 2016, electrical odour in cabin

An Air Canada Boeing 787-800, registration C-GHPT performing flight AC-851 from London Heathrow,EN (UK) to Calgary,AB (Canada), was enroute at FL360 about 60nm west of Dublin (Ireland) when the crew decided to return to London due to an electrical smell observed in the cabin. The aircraft landed safely back in London Heathrow about 50 minutes…

AFA continues to lead the fight for better air quality

“AFA continues to lead the fight for better air quality in our aircraft,” said AFA International President Sara Nelson. “Most Americans go to work with the expectation of breathing clean air, but until we achieve better standards for cabin air quality, Flight Attendants don’t have this guarantee.” AFA’s efforts to improve the cabin environment span…

How safe is our cabin air? BASSA – 30th January 2016

  30th January 2016 Two American Airlines flights grounded: Calls for public inquiry over killer ‘aerotoxic syndrome’ following midair incidents – Mirror Online http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/two-american-airlines-flights-grounded-7272829 http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3419458/Los-Angeles-bound-flight-returns-Heathrow-medical-emergency-involving-passengers-crew.html This news is quite unsettling and also poignant as two years ago to the day, one of our own, Matt Bass passed away with what his family , friends and…

Aerotoxic syndrome possible cause of illness breakout on AA flight to LAX – EXAMINER.COM 30th January 2016

EXAMINER.COM A few passengers and crew members felt light headed and sick to their stomachs and even lost consciousness during an American Airlines flight from London to Los Angeles. Those affected said they felt symptoms after about two hours into flight when the Boeing 777 was over Keflavik, Iceland. It happened late Wednesday, Jan. 27…

Toxic cabin air campaigners call for detectors in planes Mystery plane illness at Heathrow prompts calls for air quality warning systems in cabins – Daily Telegraph – 29th January 2016

Calls for an inquiry into ‘aerotoxic syndrome’ The incident has prompted campaigners to call for a public inquiry into damage caused to cabin crew by something called ‘aerotoxic syndrome’, which they claim is an illness caused by breathing in fumes on a plane that have been contaminated with engine oil and other toxic chemicals. The…