The Covid 19 pandemic has ravaged the Airline industry, dramatically reducing ticket and new aircraft sales. To compound the pain, the number of litigation claims against them for Aerotoxic Syndrome has increased even further, and to add to its woes the Specialist Class Action legal firms on both sides of the Atlantic are circling. These […]
The first ADS sensor prototype development has progressed very well through the last few months. Independent validation of the sensor by The National Physical Laboratory is imminent, pending NPL personnel availability during the current Pandemic workplace restrictions, and final design of the mass manufactured model will follow after extensive field-testing over the next few months.
The technology is now looking highly-viable […]
In part 2 of this edition of BBC Sounds, Mike Powell brings you the latest, exclusive update of an ongoing aviation industry problem that won’t go away. Pilots, crew and now passengers allege the air we breathe on board aircraft can do us harm. Mike hears from people who’ve lost their jobs or been involved in emergencies. […]
Boeing knows that its airplane cabins can become filled with toxic air, but refuses to do anything about it, four flight attendants claim in court. Vanessa Woods, Faye Oskardottir, Darlene Ramirez and Karen Neben, along with her husband Nathan, sued Boeing in Cook County after becoming sick while working a flight on one of its […]
Flight Attendants Cheer 10 Hours Rest, No Calls or Knives on Planes, Air Quality Initiative, and Numerous Other Safety Priorities in FAA Reauthorisation Bill
NEWS PROVIDED BY Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) 13:33 ET
WASHINGTON, Oct. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The 50,000 Flight Attendants at 20 airlines represented by the Association of Flight Attendants–CWA, AFL-CIO (AFA), today cheered the passage of a five-year FAA Reauthorization Bill including a 10 hour minimum rest provision to combat Flight Attendant fatigue. The bill includes more Flight Attendant safety […]
Richard “Dick” Blumenthal the senior United States Senator from Connecticut moves an amendment to improve the safety of air supply on commercial aircraft.
His amendment to title 49 of the United States Code regarding authorisation of appropriations for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) seeks funding to include under Section 2315 Aircraft Air Quality the following:
A recent report published by the World Health Organisation states that Aircraft air supplies contaminated by pyrolysed engine oil and other aircraft fluids can reasonably be linked to acute and chronic symptoms, findings and diagnoses, thus establishing causation.
The aim of the study was to undertake an in-depth investigation of aircrew involved in suspected aircraft contaminated air […]
even flight attendants were taken to hospital complaining of headaches caused by “odours in the cabin” on an American Airlines aircraft.
The crew on flight 1896, which landed safely in Orlando on Monday night, were said to have been involved in what are known as fume events. Seven staff were hospitalised, but none of the 89 […]
SIX former England cricket captains face losses totalling millions of pounds after investing in film schemes.
Half of the England cricket team who in 2005 wrested the Ashes back from Australia for the first time in 18 years, have been caught up in an investment crisis that has also seen scores of footballers face losses totalling […]