And the Winner is …

  The 2017 Richard Westgate Memorial Writing Competition    Conclusion and Winner  For over 60 years and in particular, the last 16 years professional aircrew, passengers and writers have tried to communicate the danger of human exposure by toxic oil fumes in confined spaces; however, since the confined spaces are inconveniently jet airliner cabins –…

GCAQE Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday 18 September 2017 EasyJet to install to flight-test a new total cabin air filtration system. The Sunday Times, London, reported on 17 September 2017 that “EasyJet to filter toxic air in cabins” The GCAQE congratulates EasyJet for being the first airline in the world to plan to flight test the new…

Aerotoxic syndrome: frequent flyers at risk from ‘asbestos of the sky’

“Those symptoms after a long-haul flight might not be jet lag, but something more sinister, according to a study recently published by the World Health Organisation. The study confirms a link between chemical contaminants in aeroplane cabin air and chronic and acute health problems. While airline crew are most exposed to the risks, it’s a health hazard…