Flying Commercial? Don't Expect Oxygen

by Volker Weber

An FAA order to remove supplemental oxygen from airline lavatories puts passengers and crew at risk, the Association of Flight Attendants told USA Today last week. ... According to the FAA, exposure to cabin altitudes in excess of 25,000 feet for more than two minutes without supplemental oxygen can cause permanent brain damage.

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And here I felt safe until now. Silly me.

Daniel Haferkorn, 2011-11-29

A good reason not to spend too long in the lavatory.

Andy Mell, 2011-11-30

I am surprised that Ryan Air doesn't charge extra for oxygen already. Maybe the ¢1 for the use of the toilet will pay for the supplemental oxygen whilst you are in the loo.

Paul Cable, 2011-11-30

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