As a result of continued concerns about aircraft cabin air quality and health issues raised by cabin crew and passengers, Congress directed FAA in the Wendell H. Ford Aviation Investment and Reform Act of the 21st Century, enacted in 2000, to request the National Research Council (NRC) to perform another independent study to examine cabin air quality.
The NRC convened a Committee on Air Quality in Passenger Cabins of Commercial Aircraft chaired by Morton Lippmann, PhD. of the New York University School of Medicine. The committee reported its findings to FAA in 2002. The FAA response to the NRC recommendations follows.
Superseded Proposed Implementation of Cabin Air Quality Recommendations
(For Informational Purposes Only)
- Superseded Report to FAA Administrator (MS Word)