Latest Clear-air turbulence Stories

Expect Bumpier Flights As Climate Change Progresses
2013-04-09 09:42:59

New research indicates that keeping your seatbelt fastened may become a necessary requirement for those crossing the Atlantic in the coming decades, as turbulence increases and flights get bumpier thanks to climate change.

2008-10-08 15:00:26

THE recent incident involving Qantas airlines and clear-air turbulence, which injured many passengers over Australia, should be a wake-up call to all air travellers. I guess many passengers did not have their seatbelts fastened.

2007-07-26 08:50:44

Sometimes the "friendly skies" can have a sudden change of heart. Turbulence can materialize from thin air and jolt the smoothest of flights.

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