Flight attendants accuse Boeing of knowing about a defect that allows toxic fumes to leak into the cabin and cause ‘bleed air’ – Daily Mail

              Say fumes leaked on 2013 Alaska Airlines flight from Boston-to-San Diego The four woman were all made ill and ‘bleed air’ made two of them pass out Suffered from fatigue, tremors, memory loss and concentration problems Lawyers say Boeing knows of danger of using jet engine air to…

What Is Airplane Smell? – Gizmodo

You know the smell. It’s hard to describe, but the second you step on an airplane, a flood of familiarity flies up your nostrils. Airplane smell is equal parts comforting and off-putting. And it’s actually a little bit dangerous. But what is it exactly? That unique odor inside of an aircraft is quite the cocktail…

Is Aircraft Cabin Air Toxic? IFL Science

Following the death of commercial airline pilot Richard Westgate, an inquest was launched into the cause of his death. Westgate had previously claimed that his health problems were caused by exposure to on board toxic chemicals and a subsequent coroner’s report raised concerns with the pilot’s employers, British Airways, and the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA),…