Cabin air safety and aerotoxic syndrome – Westminster Hall 3 hour debate 17 March 2016 -1330

To view Henry Smith MP’s 10th July 2015 call for a public debate on AEROTOXIC SYNDROME click here. To view the Conservative Party Theresa Villiers MP 26 March 2008 media release on toxic air in passenger jets click here. Westminster Hall debate, London, United Kingdom Cabin air safety and aerotoxic syndrome – Jonathan Reynolds, Mr Graham Brady,…

BRIAN STRUTTON APPOINTED BALPA GENERAL SECRETARY 07/03/2016

Brian Strutton has been appointed as the next General Secretary of the British Airline Pilots’ Association (BALPA). Strutton was nominated by the National Executive Council (NEC) after an extensive and exhaustive process led by the executive search agency, Odgers Berndtson, which attracted a large number of highly-qualified candidates. BALPA Chairman, Captain Brendan O’Neal, said, “We…

Gift-Alarm im Flugzeug? = Poison – Alarm in the aircraft ? RTL

Macht die Luft in Flugzeugen krank? Die Airlines geraten in dieser Frage immer stärker unter Druck. Hintergrund sind Berichte über Giftstoffe in der Kabinenluft, die als Erkrankungsursache von Piloten und Flugbegleitern schon länger diskutiert werden. In einem dem Radioprogramm ‘NDR Info’ vorliegenden vertraulichen Papier des Bundesverbandes deutscher Fluggesellschaften (BDF) befürchten die Mitgliedsunternehmen nun ein “potenzielles…

Independent Transport Commission – The sustainability of UK Aviation: Trends in the mitigation of noise and emissions – 7 March 2016

Welcome to the Independent Transport Commission The ITC is Britain’s independent research charity committed to improving policy on transport, land use and planning Click ITC-Aviation-Sustainability-March-2016-complete to read the 7 March 2016 report. To search the so-called “Independent” Transport Commission website for any evidence of toxic air in passenger aircraft enter ‘contaminated cabin air’, ‘aerotoxic’, ‘passenger air quality’etc… To view an…

Gift in der Kabinenluft – Medizinauskunft – 2 March 2016

Darüber wird am liebsten geschwiegen: Die Luft in den Kabinen von Flugzeugen kann die Gesundheit gefährden. Der Grund: In Verkehrsflugzeugen kommt die Frischluft für Cockpit und Kabine aus den Kompressoren der Triebwerke. Diese Luft kann mit giftigen Substanzen aus Triebwerksölen und deren Verbrennungsstoffen verunreinigt sein. Sie wirken im Körper wie reine Nervengifte. Doch Airlines wie…

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…

US Flight Attendants…. CALL!!! Senator Dianne Feinstein 1st March 2016

US Flight Attendants…. CALL!!! Senator Dianne Feinstein 415-393-0707 If you smell fumes on your aircraft! call Senator Feinstein’s, ‘San Francisco office…’ Call from the aircraft if it is safe to do. Start using your voice. Name Airline, aircraft, and aircraft number… Reference H.R. 658 section 320… Tell her you are not taking it anymore. You…

Incident: American A321 at Charlotte on Feb 29th 2016, possible fumes in cabin

An American Airlines Airbus A321-200, registration N195UW performing flight AA-1813 from Charlotte,NC to Tampa,FL (USA), was climbing out of Charlotte’s runway 18L when the crew stopped the climb at 13,000 feet reporting they had possible fumes in the cabin but weren’t able to ascertain, hence they wanted to return. The aircraft landed safely back on…