Shock figures to reveal deadly toll of global air pollution – Guardian 16th January 2016

“World Health Organisation describes new data as ‘health emergency’, with rising concern likely to influence decision over Heathrow expansion.” To read the full 16th February 2016 article click here. To read a 26th February 2006 Guardian article (nearly 10 years ago!) about toxic air in the confined space of jet airliners – click here. To…

Calgary philanthropist Martha Hart recalls scary ride after Air Canada plane makes emergency landing in Halifax – 8th January 2016

“Her voice cracking and mind still racing, Martha Hart recounted a frantic text she wrote Friday night no one ever wants to send or receive. “Something is wrong with the plane and I love you,” it read. The Calgary philanthropist sent it to both her kids in the harrowing minutes after takeoff of Air Canada…

Sick and dying aircrew? The establishment’s favourite phrase: no causal link established – Chemical Concern – 2nd January 2016

Reports of ill health after exposure to radiation, fluoridation, contaminated blood, dental mercury, pesticide poisoning and a range of other conditions the protective cry goes up, backed by interested scientists, that there is ‘no causal link’. For many years social and mainstream media have covered allegations that the health of aircrews has been adversely affected…

‘The airlines are running scared’ – Norfolk pilots give their views on plane poisoning claims. Eastern Daily Press

  Aerotoxic poisoning. Pictured: John Hoyte at the Aerotoxic Association launch in London June 2007. Former Norfolk Julian Soddy is far right.  Former pilot and Norwich man John Hoyte is the founder of a group called the Aerotoxic Association. They, and a growing number of pilots, scientists and MPs, believe that potentially thousands of air…

The ‘dark side’ of frequent flying: Academics warn that the consequences include serious physiological and emotional damage. Daily Mail

  Academics found that although flying is glamorised, there are drawbacks The Darker Side of Hypermobility study found jet leg caused many issues Constant exposure could lead to cognitive decline and mood disorders Frequent flying can cause loneliness, isolation and the feeling of guilt  We live in an era where it has never been easier for…

Macht Fliegen krank? – Medipresse

Allein in den letzten fünf Jahren wurden 74 Fälle mit giftigen Gasen in den Kabinen von Flugzeugen gemeldet. Das geht aus einer Antwort auf eine Anfrage des tourismuspolitischen Sprecher der Bundestagsfraktion Bündnis 90/ Die Grünen, Markus Tressel hervor, die medipresse vorliegt. 25 September 2011, Air Berlin-Flug 7249 von New York JFK nach Berlin-Tegel: Kurz nach…