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Another British Airways flight makes emergency landing after smoke engulfs cabin

Photos: Lucy Brown (Passenger on the flight).

On the 5thAugust 2019) at 3.27pm, a British Airways Airbus A321 took off from London Heathrow for Valencia (Spain). The aircraft was carrying many holidaymakers, including young children. Smoke developed in the cabin (from the air conditioning onboard – which is supplied by Bleed-Air from the aircraft engines) 10 […]

By |August 6th, 2019|Latest News|

‘Aircraft Cabin Air Litigation’ Soon to Take-Off

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By |June 13th, 2019|Latest News|

Family of dead pilot in legal battle against BA over ‘polluted’ cabin TRISTAN KIRK Monday 8 April 2019 10:32

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By |June 13th, 2019|Latest News|

Pilots and cabin crew from five airlines including BA and easyJet launch court battle to ban toxic air from flights over fears of brain damage and long-term health risks

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By |June 13th, 2019|Latest News|

UK airlines face legal action from air staff for exposure to “aerotoxic syndrome” Friday, March 29th 2019 – 09:11 UTC

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By |June 13th, 2019|Latest News|

VALA Capital EIS FUND (see invest £134,000 in VN ADS Ltd 2nd Round EIS Raise

Following the recent investor update in January 2019, The EIS Fund Vala Capital expressed an interest in purchasing, 6678 VN-ADS shares at the Round 2 strike price of £20 per share. This led to an intensive technical due diligence process, which I am pleased to inform you was successfully completed last week. The sale of […]

By |April 1st, 2019|Latest News|

MID-AIR MAYDAY British Airways flight declares emergency at 30,000ft as ‘toxic smell’ leaves ten crew in hospital

By Stephen Moyes and Annabel Murphy of The Sun

28th January 2019, 10:09 pm

Updated: 28th January 2019, 10:11 pm


A BRITISH Airways pilot declared a ‘May Day’ emergency at 30,000ft due to fumes on a packed airliner resulting in 10 crew members being taken to hospital.

The drama unfolded just hours after the same plane suffered another reported odour scare.

Crew […]

By |January 28th, 2019|Latest News|

Flight Attendants Cheer 10 Hours Rest, No Calls or Knives on Planes, Air Quality Initiative, and Numerous Other Safety Priorities in FAA Reauthorisation Bill

NEWS PROVIDED BY Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA)  13:33 ET
WASHINGTON, Oct. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The 50,000 Flight Attendants at 20 airlines represented by the Association of Flight Attendants–CWA, AFL-CIO (AFA), today cheered the passage of a five-year FAA Reauthorization Bill including a 10 hour minimum rest provision to combat Flight Attendant fatigue. The bill includes more Flight Attendant safety […]

By |October 4th, 2018|Uncategorized|

The UK Challenger Fund (UKCF) Invests in VN-ADS 2nd Round Funding

The UK Challenger Fund closed a £200,000 investment in VN-ADS Ltd’s 2nd Round Raise valuing the company at £2.3m.

Jasper Smith of General Investment Partners the Funds mentors said:

“The UK Challenger Fund is designed to identify early stage, growth ventures run by skilled entrepreneurs who have the potential to build great businesses.  We’re not sector focused, […]

By |August 15th, 2018|Latest News|

US Senator Moves to Amend FAA Section 2315 Aircraft Air Quality Code

Richard “Dick” Blumenthal the senior United States Senator from Connecticut moves an amendment to improve the safety of air supply on commercial aircraft.

His amendment to title 49 of the United States Code regarding authorisation of appropriations for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) seeks funding to include under Section 2315 Aircraft Air Quality the following:

Educational […]

By |July 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|