A Cabin Service Directors Story

By Anoymous Between 1979 & 1994 I worked for 4 different airlines as cabin crew and I don’t remember any prolonged episodes of ill health. In 1994 I trained as an aerobics instructor, was fit, well and had loads of energy. In January 1996 I began flying as cabin crew  for my present airline. In…

Susan Michaelis Story

Susan is a medically-retired pilot and this is the testimony she sent to the Expert Panel on Aircraft Air Quality (EPAAQ) enquiry, set up by the Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) to investigate cabin air quality and related health problems. Dr Sara Souter Project Coordinator Cabin Air Quality Study Rumball Souter Floyd and Associates…

Captain John Hoyte’s Story

When Captain John Hoyte first became a BAe 146 pilot in 1989 he put his extreme exhaustion and chronic fatigue down to the anti-social hours as he was flying permanent nights. At first he assumed the exhaustion was normal. Gradually he began to notice other symptoms. Bright lights would “jump around” and he found it…