Filmmaker behind aerotoxic syndrome documentary says only a ‘tombstone event’ will force the aviation industry to tackle bleed-air poisoning and fume events – Herald Scotland – 28th January 2016

ONLY a catastrophic passenger plane crash will force the aviation industry to come to terms with its “dirtiest secret”, according to the director of an explosive new documentary on toxic cabin air.   Watch film trailer here German investigative journalist former pilot, Tim van Beveren, said airlines and regulators would continue to turn a blind…

Incident: British Airways B744 near Abuja on Jan 26th 2016, smoke on board…Av Herald

A British Airways Boeing 747-400, registration G-BNLV performing flight BA-59 (dep Jan 25th) from London Heathrow,EN (UK) to Cape Town (South Africa), was enroute at FL320 about 200nm northeast of Abuja (Nigeria) when the crew decided to divert to Abuja. The aircraft landed safely about 30 minutes later. The airline’s press office told The Aviation…

Incident: India B788 near Delhi on Jan 26th 2016, smoke in cabin could NOT have been caused by oil fumes. Av Herald

NB. Fresh air inlets (nostrils) at the wing roots, on both sides. Smoke on flight AL-137 could physically NOT have been caused by toxic oil from the ‘bleedless’ air system. An Air India Boeing 787-800, registration VT-ANP performing flight AI-137 from Delhi (India) to Milan Malpensa (Italy) with 167 passengers, had just levelled off at cruise level…

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…