“Campaigners are demanding an international public inquiry into the effects of toxic air on aircraft.
Research has suggested that the ‘tainted air’ on planes can cause serious health problems that range from headaches and dizziness to breathing and vision problems.
The Aerotoxic Association claims it has been contacted by 2,500 potential victims, who say their health is suffering as a result of inhaling toxic air while flying.
And now it is demanding an independent public inquiry at the International Criminal Court in The Hague to assess whether safety solutions should be put in place to protect those who fly from fumes.
John Hoyte, founder of the British-based Aerotoxic Association, said: ‘The problem of passengers and aircrew being exposed to toxic air has been known about since the 1950s, and there has been mounting evidence to support the causal link between exposure on aircraft and both acute and chronic ill health.
‘Despite this, the industry, the UK Government and regulatory bodies have yet to take any action to prevent this and to protect the public.”(©source) – READ HERE