Ryanair to Enter Turbulence Due to Ongoing Boeing 737 MAX Grounding?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ryanair, an Irish low-cost airline, announced about possible disruptions in operations due to uncertainty over the future of the ongoing Boeing 737 MAX aircraft grounding. Ryanair has 200 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft on order. The aircraft that has been grounded over the safety concerns since March, 2019, when the Ethiopian Airlines MAX fatally crashed taking the […]

35 Injured After Turbulence Hits Air Canada Boeing 777

Reading Time: 1 minute An Air Canada Boeing 777-200, performing flight AC-33 from Vancouver (Canada) to Sydney (Australia) with 269 passengers and 15 crew, was enroute over the Pacific Ocean at 36,000 feet approximately 600 miles southwest of Honolulu when the aircraft encountered turbulence. Turbulence caused a number of injuries on board. The crew decided to turn around and […]

Turbulence Injures 10 on ALK Airlines Boeing 737 Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute An ALK Airlines Boeing 737-300, with 121 people on board, was enroute at FL340 over South Tyrol about 30 minutes prior to landing in Basel when the aircraft encountered turbulence causing injuries to 10 passengers while deviating around an isolated active thunderstorm cell. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on Basel’s runway 15 about […]

14 Injured as British Airways Boeing 777 Enters Turbulence

Reading Time: 1 minute A British Airways Boeing 777-200, performing flight A-2167 from London Gatwick to Tampa, FL (USA), was enroute at FL390 about 500nm northeast of Bermuda when the aircraft encountered turbulence causing injuries to 12 passengers and 2 crew. The aircraft continued to Tampa for a safe landing about 3.5 hours later. The FAA reported 12 passengers […]

Turbulence Injures 3 Cabin Crew on Alitalia Boeing 777 Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute An Alitalia Boeing 777-200, performing flight AZ-784 from Rome Fiumicino (Italy) to Tokyo Narita (Japan) with 242 passengers and 14 crew, was descending towards Tokyo when the aircraft encountered turbulence. The fasten seat belts signs were illuminated at that time. Three of the flight attendants who were still working to prepare the cabin for the […]

Turbulence Injures 8 on Compass Airlines ERJ-175 Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute A Compass Airlines Embraer ERJ-175 on behalf of Delta Airlines, performing flight from Santa Ana to Seattle (USA), encountered severe turbulence. Aircraft was enroute at FL340 about 100nm south of Reno (USA) just overflying the first mountain range of the Sierra Nevada when the aircraft encountered severe turbulence causing altitude deviations of about -200 feet […]

Turbulence Injures 13 on Transavia Boeing 737 Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute A Transavia France Boeing 737-800, performing flight from Lyon (France) to Tel Aviv (Israel), experienced severe turbulence which injured 13 people. Aircraft was enroute at FL370 about 260nm westnorthwest of Tel Aviv when the aircraft encountered turbulence causing injuries to 13 people on board. Two doctors on board provided medical assistance to the injured over the […]

Turbulence Injures Three on Mesa Airlines CRJ-900 Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute A Mesa Airlines Canadair CRJ-900 on behalf of American Airlines, performing flight from San Luis Potosi (Mexico) to Dallas Ft. Worth (USA) with 75 passengers and 4 crew, encountered turbulence, three people injured. Aircraft was still descending towards Dallas Ft. Worth when the crew decided to divert to Austin (USA) due to weather conditions and […]

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 […]