Aerotoxic Syndrome: Catecholamine Mediated Myocarditis

Catecholamine Mediated Myocarditis is by far the most serious and fatal of all the medical conditions incurred from Aerotoxic Syndrome: related Fume Events. Many in the initial stages of the organophosphate poisoning exposures will not see this symptom materialize until severe and excessive accumulative Fume Events have occurred. However, once the patient is in this stage, the … More Aerotoxic Syndrome: Catecholamine Mediated Myocarditis

Bleed Air Fume Events

Senator Richard Blumenthal proposed new legislation to be added to the ever expanding FAA Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization Act in an effort to protect airline travelers in his amendment titled the Airline Passengers’ Bill of Rights. This amendment defines and expands the rights provided to passengers and ensures tougher oversight of the airline industry. The bill proposes to prohibit … More Bleed Air Fume Events

Germanwings Pilot had a Flight Log with over 156 Contaminated Air Fume Events

I have flown for over 32 years. This has placed me in Contaminated Cabin Air far longer than 90 percent of the Flight Attendants at my airline. I also incurred what I thought was an insanely high number of events for a 32 year career, (3) in 2010 and (6) in 2015 thru 2017. This … More Germanwings Pilot had a Flight Log with over 156 Contaminated Air Fume Events

Toxic Cabin Air Litigation Continues to Recirculate Through the Courts

A key issue in domestic toxic cabin air litigation is whether state law negligence standards apply or whether a plaintiff’s claims are preempted by federal law under the theory of implied field preemption. One of the first issues commonly litigated is whether the case will be heard in federal or state court. Another issue many … More Toxic Cabin Air Litigation Continues to Recirculate Through the Courts

Cabin Crew Survival Guide for dealing with Chlorpyrifos Chemical Exposure

The Nazis developed organophosphates during World War II as nerve gas agents. (Sarin gas is in this family of chemicals.) After the war, the chemical companies adapted the organophosphates to be used as pesticides, primarily as insecticides. Chlorpyrifos is an organophosphate pesticide first registered as an insecticide in the U.S. for both agricultural and residential uses, … More Cabin Crew Survival Guide for dealing with Chlorpyrifos Chemical Exposure

Toxic Cabin Air Quality campaigners call for Chemical Sensor Detectors in planes

Former British Airways captain, Tristan Loraine, also campaigns about ‘aerotoxic syndrome’. He claims his medical certificate to fly was revoked by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) due to his exposure from contaminated air during FUME EVENTs. He cannot understand why a recommendation of the Air Accident Investigation Board (AAIB) that planes be fitted with air … More Toxic Cabin Air Quality campaigners call for Chemical Sensor Detectors in planes

Canary in the Cabin

  Canary in the Cabin: Did you know that there are telltale signs that your plane may be soon to have a Fume Event? There are indicators but you have to be paying attention to your passengers and you must have situational awareness. If you continue to fly on a plane where there are what … More Canary in the Cabin

MCS Multiple Chemical Sensitivity

Multiple chemical sensitivity can include a wide range of symptoms, which some people link to their environment. It’s also known as “environmental illness,” “sick building syndrome,” or “MCS.” Your doctor may call it “idiopathic environmental intolerance.” The symptoms people report is wide-ranging. They include a headache, fatigue, dizziness, nausea, congestion, itching, sneezing, sore throat, chest … More MCS Multiple Chemical Sensitivity