23-01-2001 What does flying do to your body? It?s drier than the Sahara, the water?s polluted and you?ll even get a dose of radiation. What they don?t tell you about air travel ?
The first thing to stress is that flying is safer than it has ever been and that since commercial aviation starte?19-01-2001 Radiation threat to frequent flyers Frequent flyers are at greater risk of contracting cancer, say researchers.
A survey of 6,000 flight attendants in United States, the largest ever carried out, found the incidence of breast cancer was 30 per cent higher than normal.
A group of Australian travelers say the airlines failed to warn them that long-distance flying in cramped economy class ?01-01-2001 Specs that beat jetlag Scientists have developed glowing spectacles which they say can cure jetlag. The high-tech glasses use blue and green-light to trick the human body. It means long-haul air passengers can step off the plane feeling fresh, even after a flight from Bri?01-01-2001 Transmission of Disease In Flight Some 70% of complaints from passengers relate to in-flight infections from colds and flu to tuberculosis. As a result the Aviation Health Institute successfully launched a Flying Mask Campaign this summer offering passengers a range of respirator mas?01-01-2001 U.S. Lawsuit Olympic Airways paid ?466,000 in compensation in a recent case. Judge Charles Breyer of the U.S. District Court of N.D. California ordered the payment after the death of a Californian doctor following his asthma-related demise on a plane in a smoking?