Air in a plane cabin CAN damage your health, say scientists: Research finds series of problems linked to fumes among air crew

Flying should have a health warning because tainted air in aircraft can cause serious problems, researchers suggest.

A study of more than 200 aircrew shows links between fumes and ill health from the air blown into aircraft cabins.

Researchers from Stirling University found a clear pattern of acute and chronic symptoms ranging from headaches and dizziness to breathing and vision problems.

Dr Susan Michaelis, of the university’s occupational and environmental health research group, said: ‘This research provides very significant findings relevant to all aircraft workers and passengers globally.

via Air in a plane cabin can damage your health | Daily Mail Online

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