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Turbulence

Can Being a Worrier Add Years to Your Life?

Dr. Robert M. Myers | Posted 09.07.2014 | Religion
Dr. Robert M. Myers

This week I was sitting in the Denver airport waiting for my flight. All of a sudden a very large storm blew across the airport.

Turbulence in the Air: What Does it Mean for You?

Peter Greenberg | Posted 07.06.2014 | Travel
Peter Greenberg

While all these situations sound terrifying, it doesn't mean it's time to turn in your frequent flyer mile card.

6 Tricks for Conquering Flight Anxiety

Budget Travel | Posted 01.25.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

We put together a guide to help you conquer your fear just in time for the holiday travel season -- because nothing should stand between you and the vacation you deserve.

A Mental Health Moment After the Trial

Linda Harding-Bond | Posted 09.16.2013 | Black Voices
Linda Harding-Bond

It's good to rally and march; coming together for a common cause can be mentally and emotionally healing. But right now, I do not want to be approached by anyone who does not look like me to discuss the verdict.

An Easy Trick To Get Over Fear Of Turbulence, From Captain Sully Sullenberger (WATCH)

Posted 08.13.2013 | MarloThomas

Many people are so afraid to fly, and turbulence can really send a lot of us into a state of panic. Thankfully, Captain Sully Sullenberger told me tha...

A Warming Planet Could Mean Bumpier Flights Ahead

Posted 04.08.2013 | Green

From Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer: Transatlantic airline passengers might expect to stay seated with their seatbelts securely fasten...

WATCH: Physicists Tie 'Knot' With Water

| Posted 03.04.2013 | Science

By Lizzie Wade After a century of studying their tangled mathematics, physicists can tie almost anything into knots, including their own shoelaces...

What Are the Optimal Conditions for a Smooth Flight?

Quora | Posted 04.02.2013 | Travel
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Dan Levin, Commercial pilot and COO of Box, Inc. Air is like water. As it moves over a rough...

Severe Turbulence Has Flight Attendant In Serious Condition

Posted 06.14.2012 | Travel

A United flight was forced to make an emergency landing in Lake Charles, La. Tuesday night after a bout of severe turbulence. Flight 1632 was en r...

3 Injured By Turbulence On United Flight

AP | Posted 06.04.2012 | Travel

HOUSTON — Five passengers and two flight attendants have been hurt after a flight from Tampa, Fla., to Houston hit severe turbulence over Louisi...

Turbulence Blamed For Injuries, Spilled Coffee On Flights

AP | Posted 12.03.2011 | Travel

BOSTON — Officials say as many as 20 people reported being hurt during severe turbulence on two flights that landed in Boston. As many as three ...

Tales of Pan Am: 350 Eggs... But Who's Counting?

Helen Davey | Posted 07.17.2011 | Comedy
Helen Davey

It was on a night flight from JFK to Buenos Aires, early in my 20-year career as a stewardess, when I faced one of my biggest challenges: cooking and dishing a full breakfast for over 100 passengers.

The Day Prince William's Pal Held My Husband's Hand and Other In-Flight Shockers

Kim Carillo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Kim Carillo

For years I regularly flew to Australia for work without a second thought. Twenty-four hours in the air didn't bother me one bit. But, mysteriously, a few years ago, turbulence terror suddenly hit.

Virgin Blue Flight Hits Unexpected Turbulence, Sends Passengers Flying

AOL Travel News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

A Virgin Blue plane hit unexpected turbulence while the seatbelt sign was turned off, injuring four people and shaking up the rest of the 361 passenge...

What Price Will You Pay for Your Child's Safety?

Eileen Ogintz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Eileen Ogintz

More than seven million children under the age of two fly on their parent's laps on American air carriers each year. Many parents don't appreciate that the use of safety seats can be a matter of life and death.

'Significant Turbulence' Injures 30 On Cross-Country Flight

AP | CATHERINE TSAI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

(AP) DENVER — A United Airlines jetliner was diverted to Denver on Tuesday after experiencing "significant turbulence," injuring about 30 people...