An Air Canada flight was diverted on Thursday to Hawaii after severe turbulence left several passengers with minor injuries, the carrier said in a statement.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has launched its ‘Turbulence Aware Data’ resource to help airlines worldwide avoid turbulence when planning routes tactically in flight.
Australia's Qantas Airways Ltd said on Thursday one of its Airbus SE A380 jets had experienced a rare ‘jolt’ from wake turbulence after flying 20 nautical miles behind another one of its super-jumbos this week.
The slow pace of fitting out regional airports risks delaying Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambitious plan to launch more flights connecting smaller towns and cities and get millions more people using air travel.
At least 20 people were hurt, four of them seriously, when a China Eastern Airlines flight from Paris hit turbulence on Sunday over southwest China, state media said.
At least 27 people were injured on an Aeroflot flight from Moscow to Bangkok on Monday when their Boeing 777 hit an air pocket, the Russian embassy in Thailand said in a statement.
A transatlantic United Airlines flight was forced to make an emergency landing in Ireland after the plane was hit by severe turbulence that left 12 people in need of hospital treatment, according to the airline and the airport.
Malaysia Airlines said on Sunday that passengers and crew on a flight from London to Kuala Lumpur suffered minor injuries because of severe turbulence.
Three people suffered spinal fractures after an Etihad Airways flight bound for Jakarta hit severe turbulence, reports said on Thursday.
An American Airlines plane en route from Miami to Milan had to be re-routed to Canada on Sunday after turbulence left seven people injured, the company said.