Air New Zealand flight cancelled after haze detected on plane – Stuff Travel – 14.3.17

A mystery “haze” detected on board an Air New Zealand plane caused it to be grounded on Tuesday morning. The flight out of Napier had not taken off when the haze was detected in the cabin. “Air New Zealand flight NZ5210 from Napier to Auckland was cancelled earlier this morning due to a haze being detected in…

Brussels senses “Fume Events” in passenger jets – Welt N24 – 14.3.17

In the dispute over the health hazards of the air in passenger aircraft, the EU Commission is now switching on. The issue is highly controversial, because the manufacturers dispute any problems. It often happens. Almost every week, pilots report strange odors or even smoke in the cabin of airplanes. The events described in the specialist magazine…

Poisoning by aircraft air is recognized as a work disaster – Flug-Verspatetet.de 19.7.16 – Republished 13.3.17

For the first time, poisoning by harmful aircraft cabin air  in Germany was recognized as a work disaster. It is the second case in the world where the disease of a crew member in connection with contaminated cabin air has been recognized as an occupational accident. As a result, on the Lufthansaflug from 2013 during…

Flight passengers have TCP in the blood – 18.9.11 N-TV – 13.3.17

It smells of old socks and can lead to neurological defects: For the first time, scientists have demonstrated the nerve pestle TCP in the blood of flight passengers. The poison escapes media reports from the engines of the aircraft. According to media data, researchers have shown the first time the nerve drain TCP in the…

Two demos in FRA “Against contaminated air in airplanes!” UFO – 13.3.17

Demonstration for a non-hazardous aircraft air on 28.03. (13-15h) and on 28.04. (13-18h) Dear Colleagues, The number of Fume events on board is increasing. Every week, crew members must be physically treated nationwide. Some patients suffer from pneumologic and neurological limitations, as they are an accidental inhalation due to hazardous substances. Their reactivity, common mode…

Civil Aviation Authority & Cabin Air Quality – 13.3.17

All UK airlines are legally required to report any occurrences that could have, or did, endanger aircraft occupants within 72 hours. Airlines are also required to carry out appropriate levels of analysis of a potential incident and determine any further action that may help improve aviation safety. This applies to all types of occurrences including…

Tech start-up creates handheld fume detector for aircraft – A Game Changer from TRAVOLUTION – 13.3.17

TRAVOLUTION A tech start-up has announced that it has created what it claims to be the world’s first real-time detector of poisonous compounds in aircraft cabins. London-based VN Aerotoxic Detection Solutions Ltd (VN-ADS) is aiming to tackle “fume events” and “aerotoxic syndrome” and is looking to start field-testing on commercial flights. The start-up has spent two years…

TODAY AT 5: Toxic air on board passenger jets – WSOCTV.COM – 1.3.17

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Pilots across the country are raising a major safety concern, claiming the air that flight crews and passengers breathe on board could contain toxic fumes. In a Channel 9 investigation, anchor Allison Latos asks how dangerous the fumes really are. “Extraordinarily dangerous,” said Allied Pilots Association spokesperson Capt. Dennis Tajer. “Imagine two…

Incident: Berlin A332 near Daytona Beach on Feb 25th 2017, smoke in cockpit – 26.2.17

An Air Berlin Airbus A330-200, registration D-ALPC performing flight AB-7416 from Dusseldorf (Germany) to Cancun (Mexico), was enroute at FL360 about 120nm northeast of Daytona Beach,FL (USA) when the crew reported smoke in the cockpit and diverted the aircraft to Daytona Beach. The aircraft landed safely on Daytona Beach’s runway 25R, vacated the runway, the…