Cabin fumes


Teething problems for BAE Systems cabin air filter

Air Transport Intelligence reports that early customers have encountered problems with the AirManager cabin air treatment system. The AirManager was introduced in September 2009 by BAE Systems and Quest International UK. It uses Close Coupled Field Technology (CCFT), which is a contained and safe electrical field that eliminates smells, and […]


BAE Systems offers cabin air filter

BAE Systems and Quest International UK, a firm based in Cheadle, Cheshire, are offering a new active air management system, called AirManager, which they claim will set a new standard for exceptionally clean air on board aircraft. AirManager uses Close Coupled Field Technology (CCFT), which is a contained and safe […]


Flybe denies BBC report

Flybe has denied a BBC report that some of its pilots and flight attendants had refused to fly BAe 146s because of fear over cabin fumes. The BBC report quoted one flight attendant as saying that “I will not get back on the 146 again” and a pilot saying that […]