How HEPA filters keep passengers safe on board


Every Air Canada aircraft is equipped with HEPA filters that remove at least 99.9% of bacteria and viruses in the air as the ventilation system constantly refreshes the cabin air every two to three minutes. Luis Cotrim, an aircraft maintenance engineer at the airline, delves behind the scenes…

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Ever since his first flight on a TriStar, Adam has loved air travel, and since becoming editor of the Aircraft Interiors International brand he has really enjoyed the opportunity to be involved with the latest aircraft and airline products before they are even launched. Adam co-ordinates the running of the magazine, from commissioning articles and artwork, to ensuring that high standards of quality are maintained, as well as managing online content. Adam is proud to sit on the jury of the Crystal Cabin Awards and to have laid on the bed in Etihad's Residence.

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