Source: The Mercury, 30 March 1994, p.17


Airline cabin
study clears
the air

The US airline industry, 
rejecting complaints of 
poor quality airline 
cabin air, said yester-
day an outside study 
showed cabin air posed 
no health risk. "The study
confirms that aircraft 
systems safely and effect-
ively maintain a healthy 
air quality system for 
airline passengers and 
crew members", Air Trans-
port Association president
Jim Landry said. Allega-
tions of unhealthy air had
 been raised by flight 
attendants and some passeng-
ers flying in planes with 
engines that recycle some 
cabin air to conserve fuel. 
They had complained of 
headaches.


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