We’ve all been on bumpy flights. And, most frequent fliers have at least one flight memory of a trip that went beyond bumpy. But short of anything involving an actual emergency landing, this friend’s Virgin America story is one of the scariest I’ve heard.
Last week a United Airlines plane suffered severe turbulence. Five people were injured during the flight. A flight attendant sustained serious injuries. Ned Levi examines the problem of severe turbulence for air travelers and offers some methods for passengers to use to prevent injuries for themselves and their family if severe turbulence hits their flight.
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Ned Levi examines the severe turbulence event which hit United flight 967 over Missouri, which injured 30 and caused the plane to land prematurely in Denver to treat the injured. For the event, Ned found four lessons all air travelers need to learn to improve their safety.
Taking a cue from other airlines, ANA is set to trim its expenses and implement its “emergency income recovery plan.”