It follows claims by office workers in New Zealand for the "economy class syndrome
" in a new trend that could hit the UK market within six months.
American Airlines has reportedly settled a case involving deep vein thrombosis (DVT), the condition also known as economy class syndrome
Now South Africa Airways is using 1,000 of its long haul passengers on the London/Heathrow-Johannesburg leg as guinea pigs in their "Business class vs economy class syndrome
as a cause of thrombosis" (BEST) research in association with Johannesburg's University of the Witwatersrand (Wits).
A WOMAN died when she suffered "economy class syndrome
" on a long-haul flight home for Christmas.
Lemons may help to prevent airplane passengers from suffering from deep vein thrombosis on long-haul flights, a condition known as ''economy class syndrome
,'' a research group at Nagoya-based Tokai Gakuen University said Wednesday.
The condition -- also dubbed economy class syndrome
-- is caused by the formation of potentially fatal blood clots during long periods of inactivity in cramped conditions, such as during long flights.
"Economy Class Syndrome
" (the risk of Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) after long-haul flights) is receiving much press coverage.
A woman whose daughter died from so-called economy class syndrome
after a long-haul flight has pledged to continue her fight for justice.
A campaigner was told 'misleading' and 'dangerous' advice on economy class syndrome
by airlines and has accused them of keeping passengers in the dark.
ABOUT 1 per cent of long-distance air travellers are likely to suffer symptoms caused by "economy class syndrome
", research suggests.
Three Court of Appeal judges dismissed their claim that the condition - dubbed economy class syndrome
- was not an accident under the the terms of the 1929 Warsaw Convention.
It has been dubbed "economy class syndrome
" and linked to restricted space on long haul flights.