Contaminated Cabins

Aerotoxic syndrome is prevalent in the airline industry, writes former pilot Dr Susan Michaelis. Aviation is a highly regulated industry by bodies such as the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the national regulators. The issue regarding air supplied to aircraft cabins allowing crew and passengers to breathe in…

GCAQE to introduce Global Cabin Air Reporting System (GCARS)

  IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, 21st August 2017 London, England. The Global Cabin Air Quality Executive (GCAQE), established in 2006, is the leading organisation representing air-crew (pilots, cabin crew and engineers), that deals specifically with contaminated air issues and cabin air quality. The GCAQE board has approved the development and introduction of a new Global Cabin…

‘There are hundreds of sick crew’: is toxic air on planes making frequent flyers ill?

Photograph: © krystiannawrocki/Getty Images “Aerotoxic syndrome is a little-known term used to describe the symptoms of exposure to contaminated air. It is a controversial diagnosis, and many in the aviation industry are adamant it doesn’t exist. But Mulder, Cannon and other campaigners believe it is responsible for long-term sickness, and even death, in a disproportionate…

The Aviation Herald reports

Incidents and News in Aviation One of Aviation Herald’s well researched reporting subjects is based on ‘fume/ odour/ smell /smoke’ events of various airlines and aircraft. Regular updates can be found here   source © Aviation Herald image credits istock photo   For all the INFO you need, browse THIS webpage and www.aerotoxciteam.com (also for masks!)…