Singapore Airlines Offers Compensation To Turbulence-Affected Passengers

Singapore Airlines said it would refund airfares for all passengers on board the flight. Singapore Airlines has sent offers of compensation to passengers on board a flight last month that encountered severe turbulence that led to dozens of injuries and one death, the carrier said on Tuesday. Passengers with minor injuries have been offered $10,000 … Read more

turbulence: Twelve injured as Qatar Airways Dublin flight hits turbulence, airport says

Twelve people travelling on a Qatar Airways flight from Doha to Ireland were injured during a bout of turbulence, Dublin Airport said on Sunday, adding that the plane landed safely and as scheduled. Flight QR017, a Boeing 787 Dreamliner, landed shortly before 1 p.m. Dublin time (1200 GMT), the airport said. “Upon landing, the aircraft … Read more

Singapore Airlines adopts ‘more cautious approach’ to turbulence after 1 killed – National

Singapore Airlines said Friday it will halt meal services and get all cabin crew to buckle up when planes fly through turbulence as part of tighter cabin measures after one person died and dozens were injured on a flight from London this week. The airline said it has adopted a “more cautious approach to managing … Read more

Here’s What Airplane Passengers Experienced During The Worst Turbulence-Related Accident In Decades

Earlier this week, a Singapore Airlines flight from London to Singapore was thrust into chaos and forced to make an emergency landing in Bangkok following severe turbulence that left a 73-year-old British man dead and injured over 104 other passengers. In just a couple of minutes, the Boeing 777-300ER dropped nearly 6,000 feet. ‘Plane’ Is … Read more

Turbulence cases appear to be soaring. How fliers can stay safe – National

At least one person was killed, and dozens injured when a Singapore Airlines flight hit turbulence on Tuesday, renewing questions about how turbulence can impact air travel and the safety measures that can be taken to avoid injury. It’s not yet known exactly what caused the death of the 73-year-old man on that flight or … Read more

Flight Turbulence Increasingly Common Due To Climate Change: Experts

Representational Image Washington: Airplane turbulence, which led to the death of a passenger on a Singapore Airlines flight on Tuesday, is a complex phenomenon that is becoming increasingly common due to climate change, according to experts. Storms, cold and warm fronts, and the movement of air around mountains can all cause turbulence in the air … Read more

1 Passenger Killed By Severe Turbulence Aboard Singapore Airlines Flight

Photo: NurPhoto / Contributor (Getty Images) A Singapore Airlines flight from London to Singapore ended in tragedy and was forced to make an emergency landing in Bangkok after severe turbulence left one person dead and more than 30 others injured. The BBC reports the plane dropped about 6,000 feet in only a couple of minutes, … Read more

Man Spent 10 Years And 10,000 Hours Building An Incredibly Detailed Boeing Paper Airplane

Building an airplane is no easy feat, but one man spent 10 years and 10,000 hours painstakingly crafting a 1:60 scale model of Boeing’s 777-300ER using nothing but manila folders and glue in what may be the longest wait time ever for a Boeing machine. The paper airplane game has just met its match. The … Read more

Chinese Man Charged With Stealing $23,000 In Cash From Passengers On A Flight To Singapore

Photo: ROSLAN RAHMAN/AFP (Getty Images) One Chinese man has been charged with three counts of theft after Singapore officials uncovered that he stole $23,000 in cash from the luggage of three passengers on their Scoot flight to Singapore, Channel News Asia reports. Hong Kong officials have previously warned of a spike in thefts on flights … Read more