FLIGHT SAFETY SAFE-SKY: Contaminated cabin air

FLIGHT SAFETY SAFE-SKY: Contaminated cabin air: The cabin air in modern commercial aircraft has been supplied unchanged since the 1960s with so-called ‘Bleed Air’ from the engines. The dispensing air is used to maintain the necessary pressure booths, ie the oxygen supply to the passengers and the aircraft crew. This “bleed air” is directly discharged…

Boost for Montgomeryshire woman’s campaign on in-flight health fears

A 20-YEAR battle for recognition by a Montgomeryshire campaigner has been boosted by the findings of a World Health Organisation (WHO) journal. “Aerotoxic Syndrome is thought to be caused by exposure to contaminated air inside an aircraft, this occurs when a seal has worn down enough to allow oil to enter the mechanisms that control…

DEMO: Toxic Free Air on Aircraft in FRA and MUC July 14th

The protests took place at München and Frankfurt/M airports on July 14th – organised by flight attendants and pilots who have become victim to toxic cabin air and are demanding that the resulting ill-health is  recognised as an occupational illness (see here) and that the industry and politicians finally take measures to protect passengers and crew. (Q&A…

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  worldwide airlines Examples of inflight oil and kerosene fumes/ smoke/ odours and crews falling sick, pilots incapacitated, pilots having to don oxygen masks. Examples are of individual airlines that have been reported – all reported fume/ odour and smell events – with thanks to AviationHerald      Aviation Herald reports   Source ©Aviation Herald image…