Captain incapacitated

(October 9. 2015) A Titan Airways Airbus A320-200 on behalf of Easyjet performing flight U2-5461 from London Gatwick,EN (UK) to Heraklion (Greece) with 170 people on board, was enroute at FL350 about 50nm eastsoutheast of Venice (Italy) when the captain became unconscious prompting the first officer to don his oxygen mask and to divert the…

Fumes Saga Takes A New Twist

For years, airline crews have been reporting ‘fume events’ on board aircraft. Some have linked the presence of toxic substances in cabin air to ill-health, even deaths. Now, a UK trade union is actively seeking evidence to take airlines to court over the issue. The UNITE union represents around 20,000 cabin crew in the UK…