Contaminated cabin air back in the spotlight

    Reprinted from Aviation Business, Asia Pacific 24 Mar 2011 Doug Nancarrow Air quality crusader Susan Michaelis has been awarded a PhD by the University of NSW for a thesis entitled Health and flight safety implications from exposure to contaminated air in...

Turbulence led to spinal injury for plane stewardess

_ _ Reprinted from BBC NEWS 9 March 2011 Last updated at 19:33 ET An air stewardess suffered spinal injuries when her plane hit turbulence and she was thrown into the air.The Boeing 737 SAS Scandinavian Airlines flight was approaching Heathrow Airport in August last...

Toxic fumes on planes: Can it hurt you?

    By Molly Grantham – Reprinted From- CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) – A veteran U.S. Airways Flight Attendant says toxic fumes are being released into planes.  Crew members are sick.  Some so sick, they’re still not back at work a year later.  WBTV investigated...