Die Gesundheits-AG informiert: Wichtige Petitionen zum Thema “Fume Events” – Unabhängige Flugbegleiter Organisation Gewerkschaft des Kabinenpersonals – SIGN PETITION PLEASE – 9.1.17

Liebe Kolleginnen und Kollegen, nach wie vor, ist das Thema „Kontaminierte Kabinenluft“ eines der wichtigsten Gesundheits-Themen für Euch und uns, Eurer Gesundheits-AG. In diesem Zusammenhang möchten wir Euch gerne zwei Petitionen ans Herz legen, die wir als unbedingt unterstützenswert ansehen: Bei change.org hat eine Kollegin, eine Petition ins Leben gerufen und kämpft damit für den…

Flight Attendants: Boeing Is Poisoning Us with Toxic Air – New Domain – 10.1.17

In a lawsuit, flight attendants accuse Boeing of poisoining them with toxic air. Stephanie McMillan takes a closer look. Flight attendants for Alaska Air have filed a lawsuit against Boeing for allowing toxic air into the cabins of the airplanes it manufactures. According to the complaint, the air used to maintain cabin pressure gets sucked into…

PASSENGERS CAN REPORT FUMES (OIL EVENTS) AS WELL AS AIRCREW. Civil Aviation Authority forms – 8.1.17

Print out these international fume reporting forms and send to the regulator in your country if you experience fumes on a flight or illness after a flight. If you live in the UK or if you traveled on a British registered aircraft they should be sent to the UK Civil Aviation Authority which says it…

Cholinesterase Inhibition – Extoxnet – September 1993 – NHS Test? – Republished 8.1.17

One of the most difficult things for people, even doctors, to understand about chemical poisoning is: why doesn’t everyone have the same symptoms and why isn’t everyone affected to the same degree? A substance that plays a big part in this is called cholinesterase. It’s quite complicated but this paper by Cornell University explains why…

The Sunday Times – will more evidence be publicized and will the key ‘A’ word be used….? A Blog 7.1.17

Flight crew ‘spaced out’ on fumes – The Sunday Times – 1st January 2017 On Sunday 1st January 2017 Mr Mark Hookham, Transport correspondent of The Sunday Times bravely published an article about 388 passengers and 25 crew becoming sick after exposure to toxic fumes in the confined space of a public transport jet airliner on…

Aerotoxic Syndrome: Why You Get Sick While Flying And How To Protect Yourself – Honey Colony – 4.11.16 republished 7.1.17

Pan pan pan — fumes aboard Aerotoxic syndrome is no joke. Imagine standing in front of a fan while someone opens a bottle of motor oil and forces you to inhale the fumes. This is the situation airline passengers face every day when they inhale engine oil mixed with recycled air thanks to faulty engine…

Please support this petition for the sake of “Fume Event” victims and the continuation of professional consultations in the „Labor, Social and Environmental Medicine Outpatient Department“ of the University Medical Center in Göttingen. 7.1.17

The one and only consultation clinic for toxic fume victims in Germany must be kept in service! Do you know that when you get off the plane in anticipation of your holiday, but feel dazed and have flu-like symptoms, such as headaches and nausea, you may have become a victim of contaminated cabin air? As…

Incident: Spirit A320 near Lubbock on Jan 4th 2017, foul odour on board – OIL EVENT

A Spirit Airlines Airbus A320-200, registration N622NK performing flight NK-866 from Los Angeles,CA to Dallas Ft. Worth,TX (USA) with 94 people on board, was enroute at FL370 about 190nm northwest of Lubbock,TX (USA) when the crew decided to divert to Lubbock due to a foul odour on board of the aircraft. The aircraft landed safely…