Toxic Cabin Air is a Threat to Passenger and Crew Health

If you travel by air a lot, you should be aware of the ever increasing concerns about exposure to toxic cabin air as proven by numerous health studies.

It’s not just viruses, diseases and other contagions that can threats to your health.

Runway Girl Network reports that, “All aircraft, excepting the “bleed-free” frame of the Boeing 787, are susceptible to contaminated air, as cooled air from off the engines can “bleed” into the cabin.

When engine oil seals leak or fail, oil fumes contaminate the “bleed air”, which goes directly to the flight deck air supply systems.

That air is used to heat cabin air, pressurize altitude and even drinking water.”

Read our featured article to help protect yourself from harmful toxins when you fly.

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