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,…

Toxic fumes on board: Swiss warns its staff – Schweiz am Sonntag – 26.11.16

Google translation of this report An inspection report shows how contaminated air enters the cockpit. In the cockpit and in the passenger compartment of the Swiss Airbus A330, the smell of hydraulic oil spreads five minutes after the start in Zurich. The 34-year-old pilot feels headaches and sets up the oxygen mask. This is a…

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…

Professor David Coggan – Public Servant – £189,999 per annum – The Guardian – 26.11.16

Professor David Coggan Clinical Consultant, Programme Leader, Epidemiology Research Centre, Southampton Medical Research Council £189,999   To see all UK Public Servant’s pay click here Professor Coggan is former Committee on Toxicity Chairman (CLOT) and his opinion is that low level organophosphate human exposure (as found in passenger jet cabins) is not harmful. Does member…

“Fume Events” What happens when smoke smells in the aircraft cockpit – Kölner Stadt-Anzeiger – 16.11.16

Google translation:- Cologne – First, everything looked like a normal process. At 13.36 clock the Boeing 737 on this Wednesday afternoon at the beginning of October from the airport Münster / Osnabrück. On board 118 passengers, destination: Malaga. Normally the flight time to the Spanish coastal town is about three hours. After only about 45…

Toxic cabin fumes can POISON plane passengers and oxygen masks are no protection warns BA’s in-flight safety chief – Daily Mail – 6.11.16

  British Airways’ head of in-flight safety said cabin fumes can be toxic Mark Mannering-Smith wrote the message on an internal online forum He wrote the crew can be hurt by fumes which can ‘incapacitate’ flyers  The head of in-flight safety for British Airways has admitted that passengers can be ‘incapacitated’ by toxic fumes on…

«Piloten sind im Dilemma» = “Pilots are in dilemma” – BLICK – 6.11.16

Giftgas im Flugzeug – und niemand schaut richtig hin. Die Nähe zwischen Politik, Herstellern und Airlines verhindert einen adäquaten Umgang mit dem aerotoxischen Syndrom, sagt der Experte. Auch die Piloten sind im Dilemma. SonntagsBlick: Tim van Beveren, Sie ­haben in Ihrem Film zahlreiche Vorfälle dokumentiert: Es geht etwa um einen inzwischen verstorbenen Piloten, einen Fall…