Incident: Emirates A388 near Colombo on Jun 26th 2015, smoke in cockpit

An Emirates Airlines Airbus A380-800, registration A6-EDM performing flight EK-413 from Sydney,NS (Australia) to Dubai (United Arab Emirates) with 471 passengers and 30 crew, was enroute at FL350 over the Indian Ocean about 320nm southeast of Colombo (Sri Lanka) when the crew reported smoke in the cockpit and decided to divert to Colombo, later adivsing…

Poisoned at work, misdiagnosed, drugged and his assets stripped from him – the true story of pilot, Len Lawrence – CCHR

As the fallout from the Germanwings disaster continues to unfold, with psychiatrists claiming that declaring Andreas Lubitz unfit to fly would have been an invasion of his privacy, we find that this is far from being the only aviation tragedy in which they are implicated. The case of Len Lawrence was a very different one.…

A typical letter from a professional aircrew to a politician about Aerotoxic Syndrome. 19th July 2009. More testimonies invited…

            A typical letter from professional Flight Attendant Ruth Medina to US Senator Barbara Boxer about AEROTOXIC SYNDROME. 19th July 2009. If as a professional aircrew member, you have a letter/testimony about AEROTOXIC you would like published to help bring about the known solutions for the benefit of others, please contact…

Cognitive impairment and associated loss in brain white microstructure in aircrew members exposed to engine oil fumes

Abstract Cabin air in airplanes can be contaminated with engine oil contaminants. These contaminations may contain organophosphates (OPs) which are known neurotoxins to brain white matter. However, it is currently unknown if brain white matter in aircrew is affected. We investigated whether we could objectify cognitive complaints in aircrew and whether we could find a…

Holiday Travel Watch

In Support of Quality Holiday Travel Introduction to HolidayTravelWatch HolidayTravelWatch (HTW) has for many years worked with a diverse number of Organisations and Campaigners on common issues. Since 2006/7, we have continued that tradition with our colleagues from the Aerotoxic or Contaminated Aircraft Cabin Air Lobby. In June 2012, along with our colleagues, we presented…