L’air dans les avions de ligne peut-il être contaminé par des émanations toxiques ?

  Jeudi 30 juillet, un Airbus A330 d’Air France assurant la liaison Paris-Douala (Cameroun) a dû rebrousser chemin et se poser d’urgence. A l’origine de cet incident, une “anomalie dans le système de conditionnement d’air”, qui a entraîné “l’apparition de légères fumées dans la cabine”, selon un porte-parole de la compagnie. Les passagers ont atterri…

Tel Aviv-bound flight returns to London after crew falls ill – easyjet 29th May 2015

An easyJet plane flying to Tel Aviv from London was forced to return to the airport Friday morning after a number of flight attendants reported feeling unwell. Shortly after takeoff, flight EZY2083 u-turned back to Luton Airport where paramedics and emergency response teams assessed the cabin crew members who were experiencing difficulty breathing. To read…

Daily Mail: Revealed: 167 cases of toxic air in planes in just four months – and 12 cases resulted in pilots requesting priority landing.

The figures have re-opened the argument about whether prolonged exposure to the air in planes is safe for passengers and crew. Details emerged in a report broadcast last night by ITV News, which has seen copies of the Civil Aviation Authority’s safety reports from December 2014 to March 2015. To read the full article click…