Second call for a ‘Public Inquiry’ into the ongoing exposure of passengers and crews to contaminated air on UK transport aircraft backed by all major opposition parties. In March 2008, the Global Cabin Air Quality Executive (GCAQE), backed by the 3 major opposition parties in the UK called for a Public Inquiry to examine why…
On 9th March 2009 the Aerotoxic Association and GCAQE issued press releases renewing calls for a public enquiry into contaminated cabin air. Includes statements from the Labour Party, Professor Malcolm Hooper, AA scientific advisor and Dr Sarah Myhill, AA medical advisor. AA press release: Toxic debts, Toxic assets and Toxic air in airliners On 9th…
It is now beyond dispute that contaminated air in aircraft cabins, arising from inadequate filtering of cabin air introduced via bleed air that passes through the engines, provides a major toxic hazard to pilots, cabin crews and passengers alike. Damage to the central nervous system, immune, and endocrine systems from exposure to well-known toxins in the…
The scientific medical evidence is now overwhelming that people, pilots and aircraft personnel are being systematically poisoned on aircraft flights. Cabin air is drawn in over the engines and in many cases is contaminated with engine fumes. This combination of burnt fuel, burnt oils, oil improvers including organophosphate chemicals and waste gases including carbon monoxides…
TOXIC FUMES IN AIRCRAFT CABINS PUT STAFF AND
PASSENGERS AT RISK – NORMAN BAKER
Lib Dem Shadow Transport Secretary, Norman Baker today called on
the government to hold a Public Inquiry into the presence of toxic
chemicals on commercial airplanes.
To read the full press-release, click here.
Just how harmful are fumes in aircraft cabins? Mounting evidence suggests contaminants can threaten safety and cause chronic illness, yet many deny there is a problem.
Read the full Flight International article: Toxic Shocker – Flight International 2008
To read Conservative MP Theresa Villiers’ full press release, click here.
As it seems the near crash incident of a Germanwings-flight was not a singular incident –
according to SPIEGEL information airlines regularly neglect the obligation to inform about
Traffic Minister Ramsauer (CSU Germany) now insists to address the problem with cabin air
(contamination) on a European level.
Click here to read the full article.