IATA: It Is the Time to Manage Turbulence

Reading Time: 1 minute The International Air Transport Association (IATA) launched its Turbulence Aware data resource to help airlines avoid turbulence when planning routes tactically in flight. Turbulence Aware augments an airline’s ability to forecast and avoid turbulence by pooling and sharing (in real time) turbulence data generated by participating airlines. Today airlines rely upon pilot reports and weather […]

Turbulence Injures 2 Flight Attendants on UTair Boeing 737 Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute A UTair Boeing 737-500, performing flight from Moscow Vnukovo to Surgut (Russia), experienced turbulence, two cabin crew members were injured.  Aircraft was descending towards Surgut when the aircraft entered a zone of turbulence causing injuries to two flight attendants. The aircraft continued for a safe landing in Surgut. The two injured flight attendants were taken […]

Turbulence Injures Flight Attendant on Spirit Airlines A320 Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute A Spirit Airlines Airbus A320-200, performing flight from Cleveland to Las Vegas (USA), encountered severe turbulence. Aircraft was on approach to Las Vegas when the aircraft encountered moderate turbulence causing injuries to a flight attendant. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on Las Vegas’ runway 26L about 10 minutes later. The FAA reported the flight […]

Turbulence Injures 15 People on Argentinas A330 Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute An Aerolineas Argentinas Airbus A330-200, performing flight from Miami (USA) to Buenos Aires Ezeiza (Argentina) with 192 passengers, suffered severe turbulence causing injuries to 15 passengers. Aircraft was enroute about 90nm north of Rio Branco (Brazil) deviating around thunderstorm cells when the aircraft encountered severe turbulence causing an altitude deviation of more than -700 feet and […]

Turbulence Injures 29 People on Volaris Airbus A320 Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute A Volaris Airbus A320-200, performing flight from Guadalajara to Tijuana (Mexico) with 179 people on board, was enroute from Los Mochis (Mexico) when the aircraft experienced Clear Air Turbulence (CAT),leaving some Clients and Crew members injured. The aircraft continued to Tijuana for a safe landing about 90 minutes later. When the Captain informed about what […]

Turbulence as One of the Most Misunderstood Elements of Flying

Reading Time: 2 minutes A lot of effort goes into avoiding turbulence but it still can be faced  unexpectedly  in everyday  flights. Chief Pilot Richard Tobiano from Qantas provided his statement about this daily incident. The recent reports on QF94 show that turbulence is probably one of the most misunderstood elements of flying. For pilots, it’s an everyday part of our job […]

Turbulence Injures 4 on the KLM Boeing 777 Flight to Amsterdam

Reading Time: 1 minute KLM Boeing 777, performing flight from Atlanta to Amsterdam, was enroute over the Atlantic Ocean when the aircraft suffered severe turbulence causing injuries to two passengers and two flight attendants. After assessment of the injuries the crew decided to continue the flight to Amsterdam, descending towards Amsterdam the crew requested medical assistance available at landing […]

Turbulence Injures 4 on the Batik B739 Flight to Jakarta

Reading Time: 1 minute A Batik Air Boeing 737-900, registration PK-LBJ performing flight ID-6575 from Surabaya to Jakarta (Indonesia), was climbing through FL230 out of Surabaya when the aircraft encountered turbulence causing minor injuries to two passengers and two cabin crew. The flight crew continued the climb to FL340 and landed the aircraft safely at destination about 60 minutes […]

At Least 10 Injured By Turbulence On American Airlines Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute An American Airlines Airbus A330-300, registration N276AY performing flight AA-759 from Athens (Greece) to Philadelphia,PA (USA), was descending towards Philadelphia near Long Island when the aircraft encountered turbulence causing injuries to three passengers and seven cabin crew. The aircraft continued to Philadelphia for a safe landing about 35 minutes later. Passengers reported flight attendants were […]

Severe Turbulence Sends 10 United Passengers To Hospital

Reading Time: 1 minute United Boeing 737-800 performing flight from Panama City to Houston was enroute about 80nm east of Cancun (Mexico) when the aircraft encountered turbulence causing injuries to 9 passengers and one cabin crew. The aircraft continued to Houston for a safe landing about 80 minutes later. Emergency services transported 9 passengers and one cabin crew to […]