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Statement from President Joe Biden After Signing FAA Reauthorization Act

The bipartisan Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization is a big win for travelers, the aviation workforce, and our economy. It will expand critical protections for air travellers, strengthen safety standards, and support pilots, flight attendants, and air traffic controllers. It also builds on my Administration’s efforts to improve the travel experience for airline passengers, affirming the [...]

Over 100 Fume events reported by the Aviation Herald in 2023

The last one of the year was Austrian Airlines Airbus A320-200, registration OE-LBK performing flight OS-9506 from Tenerife South,CI (Spain) to Vienna (Austria), dispatched under minimum equipment list requirements with the #2 bleed air system de-activated due to fumes. The aircraft departed Tenerife and was about 30 minutes into the flight when again fumes (smell of [...]

CASS Sensor Technology Selected to Attend Med Tech 2023 in Valletta

MedTech Summit is a premier event dedicated to exploring the latest advancements and trends in medical technology. This summit brings together leading professionals, experts, and innovators from the medical and technology sectors to discuss and shape the future of healthcare. The CASS Sensor Technology was selected to appear as a Med Tech  ‘Start Up’ pitch [...]

2023 Aircraft Cabin Air Conference starts 27th June

US Senator Richard Blumenthal will discuss the Cabin Air Safety Act, a new blood test that will confirm exposure to an organophosphate present in jet engine oil will be announced, a new medical protocol to deal with exposed crews and passengers (published recently in the Environmental Health journal) will be discussed, a closer look at [...]

Blumenthal & Garamendi Lead Introduction of Bicameral, Bipartisan Bill to Protect Airline Passengers & Crew from Toxic Cabin Air

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] – 29/3/22, U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and U.S. Representative John Garamendi (D-CA) introduced the bicameral, bipartisan Cabin Air Safety Act to protect commercial airline passengers and crew from toxic cabin air. Air in aircraft cabins can become contaminated by engine exhaust, fuel fumes, de-icing fluids, and ozone entering the cabin through the [...]

Rebrand for Worlds First ‘Real Time’ Organophosphate Detector Manufacturer

Pre commercialisation, VN Aerotoxic Detection Solutions Ltd rebrands as 'Cabin Air Sensor Solutions Ltd' (CASS) and names its recently verified TBP detector 'Canary'. Mark Gilmore Operations Director said; 'with airlines trials commencing in first quarter 2023 we felt the need to start brand building pre sales', 'the new company name completely describes what we do [...]

‘Canary’ Sensor Trial To Commence In Qtr 1 2023

VN-ADS are launching their inflight sensor trial in Qtr 1 2023 in-line with the FAA's test programme timings in Kansas. National & International Airlines  will be invited to sign up for the trial on a 'first come - first served' basis with a maxim number of 10 participants in the trial.      

NPL Verifies Cabin Air Sensor for TBP

The world’s First Real-Time, Poisonous Compound Sensor for Aircraft Cabins has been verified by UK’s National Physical Laboratory. Pilots and cabin crew will soon be able to know if and when poisonous compounds are present in aircraft cabin air, and take appropriate action for the health and safety of themselves and their passengers. (The screen [...]

A 2nd Round £600K EIS Raise with HMRC Advanced Assurance Still Open

The first ADS sensor prototype development has progressed very well through the last few months. Independent validation of the sensor by The National Physical Laboratory is imminent, pending NPL personnel availability during the current Pandemic workplace restrictions, and final design of the mass manufactured model will follow after extensive field-testing over the next few months. The technology is now looking [...]

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