Airborne toxins on jet planes identified – Oman Daily Observer – 23 February 2016

Physicians in Germany have identified toxins in the bodies of aircraft crew members who fell ill during flights, presumably due to contaminated air from the engines. While, there have been numerous reports of serious in-flight incidents possibly caused by toxic fumes in cockpits and cabins over the years, the medical ramifications of contaminated air had…

US Flight Attendants…. CALL!!! Senator Dianne Feinstein 1st March 2016

US Flight Attendants…. CALL!!! Senator Dianne Feinstein 415-393-0707 If you smell fumes on your aircraft! call Senator Feinstein’s, ‘San Francisco office…’ Call from the aircraft if it is safe to do. Start using your voice. Name Airline, aircraft, and aircraft number… Reference H.R. 658 section 320… Tell her you are not taking it anymore. You…

Incident: American A321 at Charlotte on Feb 29th 2016, possible fumes in cabin

An American Airlines Airbus A321-200, registration N195UW performing flight AA-1813 from Charlotte,NC to Tampa,FL (USA), was climbing out of Charlotte’s runway 18L when the crew stopped the climb at 13,000 feet reporting they had possible fumes in the cabin but weren’t able to ascertain, hence they wanted to return. The aircraft landed safely back on…

‘Unusual odour’ prompts priority landing for Tigerair plane – 7 News 1st March 2016

A Tigerair flight from Brisbane has made a priority landing, touching down safely at Melbourne’s Tullamarine airport. Three cabin crew members were treated at the scene “as a precautionary measure” by emergency crews, who met the aircraft in Melbourne, a Tigerair spokesperson confirmed, however Ambulance Victoria said they assessed four people. “All passengers walked off…

Aerotoxic invitation for passenger Mark Murphy of Travel Pulse – 29 February 2016

Dear Mark,  mmurphy@travalliance.com An interesting article you have written about Aerotoxic Syndrome, which has caused quite a stir amongst aircrew whose health has been wrecked after exposure to oil fumes in a confined space. http://www.foxnews.com/travel/2015/02/25/aerotoxic-syndrome-are-at-risk/ Maybe this link will convince you that passengers are also affected and that the 1 flight in 2000 is an…

Airbus – Spotlight on…

…air purification system: Airbus engineers have developed a catalytic converter that removes foul odours from the air before it is pumped into a jetliner’s cabin. With the exhaust of aircraft and ground support vehicles prevalent on airport tarmacs, the Airbus-designed purification system filters out toxic fumes and unpleasant smells to provide passengers with clean, fresh…

Radio silence in aerospace – Philip Whiteley 29 February 2016 – 2nd Anniversary of AEROTOXIC DOSSIER

Since publishing my ‘whistle-blowing’ dossier on apparent serious breaches of medical ethics and health and safety legislation in airlines, I expected a barrage of commentary and criticism from people in the aviation sector. Instead, I have experienced an eerie silence. A few former pilots and one current flight attendant have gotten in touch to express…