Contaminated Air In Passenger Jets And The Danger To Your Health – Yahoo News – 17 March 2016

A flight abroad could bring about serious health issues in what has been dubbed ‘aerotoxic syndrome’. Concerns have been raised about the quality of air circulating in the cabins of aircraft which can bring on various illnesses. Leaks and fumes from jet engine oil and toilet spillages are thought to be the cause of the…

Panic on board Air Europa flight from Barcelona to Tel Aviv as ’10 passengers faint after reporting strong smell of gas’ – Daily Mail 12 March 2016

  Passengers told Israeli media that 10 people fainted during the flight One passenger said she reported a ‘strong smell of gas’ to cabin crew She said a flight attendant told her it was ‘OK’ and not to worry Passengers said ‘hysterical’ cabin crew asked if a doctor was on board Air Europa said around…

Airborne toxins on jet planes identified – Oman Daily Observer – 23 February 2016

Physicians in Germany have identified toxins in the bodies of aircraft crew members who fell ill during flights, presumably due to contaminated air from the engines. While, there have been numerous reports of serious in-flight incidents possibly caused by toxic fumes in cockpits and cabins over the years, the medical ramifications of contaminated air had…

Mars recalls chocolate bars in 55 countries after plastic found in product – New.com.au – 24 February 2016

CHOCOLATE giant Mars has ordered a massive international recall of Mars and Snickers bars made at its Dutch factory after a piece of red plastic was found in one. Millions of chocolate bars were deemed possibly unsafe for consumption in 55 countries after a customer in Germany discovered plastic in his Snickers bar on January…

Dorset coroner’s “urgent” warning over toxic fumes in aircraft as pilot’s death linked with aerotoxic syndrome – 23 February 2015 – One year on…

Dorset coroner’s “urgent” warning over toxic fumes in aircraft as pilot dies from aerotoxic syndrome DORSET Coroner Sheriff Payne has warned that passengers are at risk of death from toxic fumes inside aircraft cabins. He has asked for “urgent action” after considering his initial findings in an investigation into the death of 43-year-old British Airways…