Frontier's Airbus Cabin Air Toxic To Passengers, Suit Claims

By Rachel Graf (June 4, 2018, 1:33 PM EDT) -- Frontier Airlines Inc. puts its passengers at risk of passing out, choking and experiencing other ailments by allowing toxic fumes to enter the passenger cabin of its Airbus SAS planes, a passenger claims in a proposed class action filed Friday in California federal court.

Andrea Ridgell said Frontier draws outside air into its fleet of Airbus planes through the jet engines but does not filter this air when combining it with the existing cabin air. Exposure to the gases in the contaminated "bleed" air might cause headaches, dizziness and chronic respiratory disease, the suit said.

"Inhaling toxic cabin air can cause...

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