Flight attendants can’t ‘think straight’ after ‘toxic fumes’ leak – Fox News World – 1.1.17

British Airways attendants began babbling, stuffing food in their mouths and forgetting where they were during a flight after “toxic fumes” leaked into a cabin, according to a report. At least 12 attendants began exhibiting weird behavior on the Oct. 25 flight from San Francisco to London, including “forgetfulness, confusion, inability to think straight,” the…

How not to leave people fuming…Arabian Aerospace – 30.12.16

Poisonous engine oil can cause plenty of invisible damage to the human body. Is there a solution? Liz Moscrop reports. Touted as delivering the utmost in passenger comfort in terms of cabin pressurisation and interior amenities, business aircraft play a vital role in today’s economies by conveniently transporting people across the globe. However, just like…

Aerotoxic Syndrome: Why You Get Sick While Flying And How To Protect Yourself – Honey Colony – 10.12.16

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…

35 secrets of the airline industry # 28 of 35 – AIRLINES ARE GETTING SUED FOR AEROTOXIC SYNDROME – MSN Money – 10.12.16

AIRLINES ARE GETTING SUED FOR AEROTOXIC SYNDROME It’s not unusual to complain of a cold after flying but in 2015, aviation’s Unite trade union launched legal action on behalf of 60 cabin crew over the deleterious effects of ‘fume events’, causing sickness. Some frequent flyers are also claiming to have been affected. Click here for…

Fume Events: Mehr Fragen als Antworten = Fume Events: More questions than answers – Austrian Aviation.net – 8.11.16

Full report in German here Google translation: Contaminated cabin air and, in particular, “Fume Events” have been reported again and again. Thus a contamination of the cabin air by engine oil at a Dash 8 of the Austrian Airlines was classified as a “serious fault” by the Austrian airfield a few weeks ago. Such cases…

Toxische Kabinenluft in den Flugzeugen gefährdet die Gesundheit von Crew und Passagieren Giftgas an Board = Toxic cabin air into the aircraft endangers the health of crew and passengers Poison gas on board – BLICK 6.11.16

Vorfälle mit toxischer Kabinenluft häufen sich. Auch Passagiere sind davon betroffen. Industrie und Airlines müssen reagieren. In einem Jumbolino dieses Typs der Swiss machte sich am 10. Oktober im Cockpit Ölgeruch breit. Der Start am Genfer Flug­hafen wurde im letzten Moment gestoppt. STEFFEN SCHMIDT  Die Crew testete, ob noch Ölgeruch vorhanden war: Freya von der Ropp…

Fume Unfall: Condor-Kapitän überfordert oder unter Druck? – Austrian Wings – 30.10.16

  Zwei noch immer arbeitsunfähige Flugbegleiterinnen und eine Kollegin, die aufgrund massiver Lungenschäden nicht mehr (beruflich) fliegen kann. Das sind die hinlänglich bekannten Fakten zum Fume-Unfall auf der Condor Boeing 757-300 D-ABOC am 22. März 2013. Fragwürdig erscheint vor dem Hintergrund der Ereignisse vor allem das Verhalten des Kapitäns. Eine Punktlandung zum Thema. Ein Flugkapitän…

Passengers unhappy with British Airways after flight makes emergency landing in Vancouver with ill crew – The Province – 30.10.16

Passengers of British Airways Flight BA286 forced to land in Vancouver late Monday say they have been kept in the dark about why their crew suddenly became ill. The Airbus A380-800 took off from San Francisco at 7:13 p.m. on Monday and was destined for London Heathrow Airport. But after crew members reported feeling ill, the flight was diverted…

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…

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…