Airplane Turbulence: Is It Dangerous?

. Reposted from PBS.org SCIENCE:  August 3, 2011 at 4:14 PM EDT Article by: Jenny Marder No frequent flyer is a stranger to turbulence. But what causes it, and how dangerous is it? Turbulence is the random, chaotic motion of air, caused by changes in air currents....

Aerotoxic Syndrome: The best kept secret in aviation?

. Reprinted and written by: The Scavenger Passengers getting off airline flights often experience ‘jet lag’ which is clearly due to changing time zones but many may also experience long-term serious ill health after certain ‘fume event’ flights but will never...

Airplane air toxic?

.  CNN’s Allan Chernoff takes a look at whether the air we breathe on airplanes could be toxic. See complete story here: http://www.cnn.com/video/?/video/us/2009/08/17/chernoff.toxic.plane.air.cnn

Why Air Quality on Planes Can Seem Stagnant

. Last Year, Expert Panel Recommended Standards; Industry Has Yet to Act By Scott MCCARTNEY Airline customer service isn’t the only thing in need of improvement these days. The air in airplane cabins needs some fixing, too, and not just because your seatmate sneezed...

Toxic plane air sickens flight attendant, suit says

. Reprinted from CNN.com By Jessica Ravitz CNN (CNN) — The last time Terry Williams can remember being headache-free was in December. A chronic migraine has plagued her ever since. So have balance and vision problems, a tremor in her left arm, a prickly...