Important Announcement: The Richard Westgate Memorial Open Prize Aerotoxic Writing Competition deadline delayed until 30th November 2016

It has been decided to extend the deadline for The Richard Westgate Memorial Open Prize Aerotoxic Writing Competition until midnight UK time on Wednesday 30th November 2016 due to more research. Please send all prize competition electronic submissions to office@aerotoxic.org by the new deadline. For further information on the competition please click here. Thank you.   John Hoyte Chairman…

PAN PAN PAN due to Toxic Fumes on Board a British Airways A380 (ATC) – 28.10.16

On October 25, 2016, a British Airways A380, operating flight BA286 from San Francisco to London Heathrow with callsign “Speedbird 6B Super”, diverted to Vancouver due to a in flight toxic fume event with 433 passengers aboard and no protection. To listen to BA286 here declaring PAN, PAN, PAN. (wait for a few minutes into the…

New Airbus Cabin Air Filters Flawed Ineffective Design for Toxins – Aviation Travel Writer – 27.10.16

BREATHE EASY, YOU’RE FLYING AIRBUS The aviation industry has been dealing with a 60-year-old problem which is only getting worse and more dangerous in regards to VOC Contamination with airline cabin air which Pilots, Flight Attendants, and Passengers all breathe during a flight. Airline Management, Aircraft Manufacturers, and Governments have been involved in a very…

Pilot of BA flight complained about ‘toxic fumes’ before making emergency landing in Vancouver when 27 people fell ill on board – Daily Mail – 27.10.16

A recording has emerged in which a British-sounding pilot complained of ‘toxic gas type fumes’ on the aircraft  British Airways said 22 cabin crew members and three pilots were taken to hospital as a precaution A further two passengers were checked by medics, but did not need further assistance BA says it is investigating the…

5 questions about British Airways Flight 286 emergency landing in Vancouver We know 25 crew went to hospital and 400 passengers were left scrambling, but that’s about it – British Columbia – 26.10.16

Hundreds of passengers were stranded at Vancouver International Airport today, scrambling for flights after their British Airways plane to London made an emergency landing late Monday night. We know that 22 cabin crew and three pilots from the plane went to hospitals in the Vancouver area and were released shortly after. And that’s about where…

Call for BA to provide for a Passenger’s Right to Know – Holiday Travel Watch – 26.10.16

LAST UPDATED 26 OCTOBER 2016 Reports of a British Airways aircraft, en-route from San Francisco to London, having to divert to Vancouver, because of crew illness again raises the important issue of cabin air quality. In its ABC News report, a recording purporting to be from one of the flight crew, is heard to state…