Thousands of airline pilots flying every day with suicidal thoughts, says landmark study – The Daily Telegraph – 15.12.16

More than 4,000 commercial flights on any given day are being flown by pilots who have experienced suicidal thoughts, a landmark study on the airline industry suggests. An international survey of pilots by Harvard University found 4.1 per cent had contemplated killing themselves at least once in the previous fortnight, and 12.6 per cent met…

Former flight attendant ‘poisoned by cabin fumes’ as 74 staff sue airlines over toxic air – The Adelaide Advertiser – 5.12.16

A FORMER flight attendant has said she suffered serious health problems after being “poisoned” by toxic fumes while working for British Airways. Trudie Dadd, 56, said she had suffered “unbelievable fatigue” as a result and has also had problems with her memory and stomach, according to The Sun. A veteran of 20 years with British…

Former flight attendant ‘poisoned by cabin fumes’ as 74 staff sue airlines over toxic air – new.com.au 5.12.16

A FORMER flight attendant has said she suffered serious health problems after being “poisoned” by toxic fumes while working for British Airways. Trudie Dadd, 56, said she had suffered “unbelievable fatigue” as a result and has also had problems with her memory and stomach, according to The Sun. A veteran of 20 years with British…

CABIN CREW ‘POISONED’ Former BA flight attendant ‘poisoned by cabin fumes’ as 74 staff sue UK airlines over toxic air – The Sun – 4.12.16

Angry Trudie Dadd, 56, said she suffered ‘unbelievable fatigue’ and problems with her memory, stomach, brain and feet after being exposed to fumes during 20 year career A FORMER flight attendant has said she suffered serious health problems after being “poisoned” by toxic fumes while working for British Airways. Trudie Dadd, 56, said she had…

BA attendant ‘poisoned’ by cabin fumes – The Sunday Times – 4.12.16

A former British Airways flight attendant claims her health collapsed after she was “poisoned” by fumes while working on aircraft, as it emerged that four UK airlines are being sued by 74 cabin crew who say they were exposed to contaminated air. Trudie Dadd, 56, says she suffered “unbelievable fatigue”, memory and stomach problems, confusion,…

BREAKING NEWS: Emergency declared on easyJet flight from Edinburgh to Hamburg as fumes fill cabin – Daily Mail – 28.11.16

  EasyJet flight from Edinburgh to Hamburg diverted this afternoon Plane en route to Newcastle after fumes began to fill the cabin  Flight landed safely and emergency services were on the runway  An easyJet flight to Hamburg from the UK has been diverted after reports of fumes in the cabin. The flight departed Edinburgh Airport…

Boeing 787 Dreamliner is a breath of fresh cabin air. The Daily Telegraph – (old news) 19.12.09 – 28.11.16

The successful launch of the Boeing Dreamliner this week has highlighted concerns about the amount of toxic air in conventional aircraft cabins. By Charles Starmer-Smith 8:00AM GMT 19 Dec 2009 Comment The new lightweight plane, which is designed to cut fuel costs by 20 per cent, has been hailed as the answer to the problem…

Examination report shows how toxic fumes come on board – Swiss warns their staff – Basellandschaftliche Zeitung – 26.11.16

Google translation below… Die Vorfälle mit kontaminierter Kabinenluft in Flugzeugen häufen sich. Dies stellt die Schweizerische Sicherheitsuntersuchungsstelle (Sust) gemäss einem Bericht der „Schweiz am Sonntag“ fest. Ein Grund dafür sind die in die Jahre gekommenen Jumbolinos. Im Cockpit und im Passagierraum des Airbus A330 der Swiss breitet sich fünf Minuten nach dem Start in Zürich…