17-08-2001 Airlines To Be Sued Lawyers act for passengers who suffered thrombosis after flights By Mark Townsend18-07-2001 BA sued over blood clots British Airways is facing legal action over its alleged failure to alert air travellers to the potential dangers of ?economy class syndrome?.
It is one of three airlines at the centre of a lawsuit launched by an Australian legal firm on behalf of ?17-07-2001 Airlines ?Are Risking Ruin Over Health? Airlines have been warned that they could become the ?tobacco companies of the future? facing billions of pounds of law-suits over passenger health.11-07-2001 Airlines Refuse to Help Research on Killer Blood Clots Airlines are refusing to assist research into "economy class syndrome" and are failing to offer travellers sufficient warning about the potentially fatal condition of blood clots, according to scientists.04-07-2001 DVT kills mum, 46 A mother who suffered a massive haemorrhage is thought to be the latest victim of travel-linked deep vein thrombosis - despite dying months after her long-haul flight.
Shirley Henderson, 46, collapsed after a 6,700-mile journey to the Far East. La?27-06-2001 Economy Class Syndrome LONDON Farrol Kahn never boards a flight without first donning a pair of knee-high compression stockings. He eschews alcohol on the flight and makes a point of getting up regularly to walk about the cabin.