Cabin Air Safety Act: Lawmakers introduce legislation in House, Senate

May 6, 2019 Admin 0

Washington — Legislation introduced in both chambers of Congress is aimed at enhancing the safety of the air supply on commercial aircraft to protect crew and passengers.

On April 10, Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) introduced the Cabin Air Safety Act of 2019 (S. 1112) in the Senate. Rep. John Garamendi (D-CA) introduced an identical bill (H.R. 2208) in the House.

The legislation would require carbon monoxide detectors to be installed on commercial aircraft and monitored during flights. In addition, flight attendants, pilots, airplane maintenance personnel, airport first responders and emergency response teams would have to undergo … Read More...