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  • Many pilots 'medically-impaired' due to toxic cabin air


    ​The Global Cabin Air Quality Executive heard at its annual conference in London yesterday that at least 3% of airline pilots are flying with degraded physical and mental performance caused by repeated exposure to neurotoxins in the aircraft cabin air, and may become actually incapacitated during flight if their exposure continues.


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  • ​OPINION: Walsh all set to steer IAG to next opportunities


    While the US legacy triumvirate have been making headlines about unfair competition from the Gulf carriers, Europe's...


  • BA and CAA ordered to act on cabin air contamination


    ​British Airways and the UK Civil Aviation Authority have been given 56 days (until 13 April) to reply to a Coroner’s...


  • Aer Lingus names new chief executive


    ​Irish flag-carrier Aer Lingus has named its strategy planning head, Stephen Kavanagh, as its new chief executive.


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  • Many pilots 'medically-impaired' due to toxic cabin air

    News | 26 Feb 2015 08:09 | David Learmount

    ​The Global Cabin Air Quality Executive heard at its annual conference in London yesterday that at least 3% of airline pilots are flying with degraded physical and mental performance caused by repeated exposure to neurotoxins in the aircraft cabin air, and may become actually incapacitated during flight if their exposure continues.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Many-pilots-medically-impaired-due-to-toxic-cabin-air-409456/
  • ​CityJet chief resigns

    News | 25 Feb 2015 17:30 | Michael Gubisch

    Christine Ourmieres is stepping down as chief executive of Irish regional carrier CityJet, effective immediately.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/CityJet-chief-resigns-409448/
  • ​OPINION: Walsh all set to steer IAG to next opportunities

    News | 25 Feb 2015 17:00 | Airline Business

    While the US legacy triumvirate have been making headlines about unfair competition from the Gulf carriers, Europe's leading airline group, IAG, has become part-owned by one of them.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OPINION-Walsh-all-set-to-steer-IAG-to-next-opportunities-409270/
  • IAG approach came as 'surprise': Aer Lingus chief Mueller

    News | 24 Feb 2015 18:07 | Oliver Clark

    IAG's approach to Aer Lingus with a takeover bid came as a "surprise" to the Irish flag carrier, which had been seeking to "deepen" its commercial relationship with one of the big joint-venture alliances on transatlantic routes, outgoing chief executive Christoph Mueller tells Flightglobal.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/IAG-approach-came-as-surprise-Aer-Lingus-chief-Mueller-409393/
  • ​ANALYSIS: IAI to start widebody TaxiBot certification in autumn

    News | 24 Feb 2015 15:05 | Michael Gubisch

    Israel Aerospace Industries and Lufthansa Technik's ground services unit LEOS have signed a tentative agreement to jointly conduct certification tests for an in-development widebody version of IAI's pilot-controlled tow tractor TaxiBot with a Boeing 747.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-IAI-to-start-widebody-TaxiBot-certification-in-autumn-409267/
  • INTERVIEW: Vueling chief executive Alex Cruz

    News | 24 Feb 2015 12:01 | Max Kingsley-Jones

    Five years ago, when Alex Cruz made his previous appearance on the cover of Airline Business, Vueling looked very different.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/INTERVIEW-Vueling-chief-executive-Alex-Cruz-409269/