Tag: Aerotoxic

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Repeated call for Aviation Authorities to introduce 'Passenger's Right to Know'

Yesterday we called on British Airways to reflect on their actions, following the diversion of flight BA 286 (SFO to LHR) to Vancouver. We suggested that the airline reflect on the incident and provide passengers with timely information so that they can determine whether or not they need to seek medical help. Within that press release we again set out our call for a universal 'Passenger's Righ... 27 October 2016

Consumer Group welcomes open discussion on Cabin Air Quality

HolidayTravelWatch has since 2007 been at the forefront of making sure the Consumer voice is heard about concerns expressed on Cabin Air Quality. The Organisation has addressed a number of issues across a broad spectrum, bringing Consumer views to the heart of the political debate. For several years, the Organisation has been engaged in helping to draft and build a suitable standard on Cabin... 7 July 2015

Speech at the House of Lords; Carbon Monoxide and the State of Consumer Campaigning!

CO-Gas Safety (COGS) has celebrated its 20th Year of Campaigning and held its last Schools Poster Competition at the House of Lords on Tuesday 27 January 2015. We were honoured to be asked to deliver a speech at this event and did so about the state of Consumer Campaigning. Whilst we delivered our speech from a Carbon Monoxide perspective, we brought together the sum of our experiences from ar... 27 January 2015

Aircraft Fume Event | Cabin Air Quality | Flight: Bourgas to Manchester | Aerotoxic Complaints | 14 June 2014

Principle Information: If you have travelled on a flight from Bourgas to Manchester on the 14 June 2014 and you and your family have suffered with sickness, be advised that following this flight, other holidaymakers have received assistance with their travel complaints. If you would like to receive assistance to deal with this travel problem, please contact HolidayTravelWatch as soon as possi... 21 August 2014

Consumer Group calls for action following Aircraft Fume Event!

HolidayTravelWatch has received a second report from holidaymakers about a serious aircraft cabin smoke/fume event on-board a BHAir Airbus A320 aircraft. This follows on from our earlier press release detailing the experiences of 15 air passengers on-board another BHAir flight on a flight from Bourgas Airport in Bulgaria to Manchester on 13 June 2014. The most recent complaint involves a fligh... 15 August 2014

Call for Aviation Industry and Authorities to answer the concerns of 15 Air Passengers!

HolidayTravelWatch has since 2007, been actively engaged in highlighting to Consumers, the global concerns of contaminated air on-board aircraft. The Organisation is a member of the ASHRAE SSPC 161 Standards Committee on Cabin Air Quality in the USA and we are also engaged with other Campaigners in trying to establish an European Standard on this subject. The Organisation has recently heard fr... 31 July 2014

Aircraft Fume Event | Cabin Air Quality/Aerotoxic Complaints | Flight: Burgas (Bulgaria) to Manchester | 13 June 2014

Principle Information: If you have travelled on a flight, on the above route, on 13 June 2014, and you and your family have suffered with sickness, be advised that following this flight, other holidaymakers have received assistance with their travel complaints. If you would like to receive assistance to deal with this travel problem, please contact HolidayTravelWatch as soon as possible for F... 30 July 2014

HolidayTravelWatch welcomes CEN's decison on Aircraft Cabin Air Standards!

HolidayTravelWatch applauds the recent decision of CEN (the European Committee for Standardisation) to 'repeal' two Standards on Aircraft Cabin Air Quality (prEN4618 & prEN4666). This decision came after a collective presentation of concerns raised by this Organisation, along with major Pilot and Cabin Crew Organisations and International Trade Unions. HolidayTravelWatch is proud to have b... 4 December 2013

So Trade Unions, what are you going to do about Aircraft Cabin Air Quality?

As you will know, we have for several years been campaigning against the scandal of toxins escaping into aircraft cabins. Our quest for a greater openness and honesty, has taken the views of HolidayTravelWatch and the experiences of holidaymakers around the world, to try and bring about the conditions whereby common sense and safety will prevail! I have met and continue to meet some remarkable... 30 October 2013

Lobbying for Travel Rights and HolidayTravelWatch

I was recently in the United States, working with pilots, cabin crew, representatives from Airbus & Boeing and American Airlines, arguing for a standard to deal with cabin air quality.  This work, done under the auspices of ASHRAE, is vital if we are going to tackle the scourge of fumes escaping into the aircraft cabin environment. As I was talking to one of the pilots representatives, he w... 3 June 2013