Sunday, August 23, 2009
This important medical topic is of concern to the Whistleblowing Airline Employees association and the millions who travel by commercial air and the dedicated safety professionals who serve them daily. Joining us today will be Dan Hanley, former pilot and transportation whisltelbower. Captain Susan Michaelis who is a former Australian pilot with over 5000 hours flying experience. She presently serves as Head of Research for the Global Cabin Air Quality Executive at GCAQE.ORG and is currently a PhD researcher at University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia. Kate Hanni is the Executive Director of FlyersRights.org Her organization, as well as other passenger rights groups, have formed a global coalition representing passengers concerns and have scheduled a Passenger Rights Stakeholders Hearing on September 22nd in a committee hearing room of the Russell Senate Office Building in Washington DC just prior to the September 30th Senate vote on the FAA Reauthorization Bill. Captain John Hoyte who Lives in the United Kingdom and served as a training captain on the BAE-146 aircraft for over fifteen years. He is presently president and founder of the Aerotoxic Association at AEROTOXIC.ORG, which provides support for Aerotoxic Syndrome sufferers. Sue Dale is a flight attendant with 25-years experience, which included years of service on wide-body commercial jet aircraft. She is the founder of Toxic Free Airlines at TOXICFREEAIRLINES.COM. Samantha Sabatino was a passenger onboard a B-767 aircraft traveling to Florida in 2007 with her four other family members where she was immediately stricken ill once enroute even though she boarded the aircraft in good health. She discovered that 40 other passengers experienced the same illness. Judith Murawski is currently co-chair of the Global Cabin Air Quality Executive where she serves as an Industrial Hygienist and a member of the international committees dealing with contaminated air concerns.