Pilot charged with 83 counts of attempted murder and turbulence could be a thing of the past
A tech firm wants to reduce in flight turbulence, an off duty pilot was charged with 83 counts of attempted murder and Variety Cruises is offering up to 75% savings for travel professionals.
Turbulence Solutions, an Austrian company, is developing a technology to reduce air travel turbulence by 80% using sensors on planes to predict and counteract turbulence.
An off-duty Alaska Airlines pilot faces 83 attempted murder charges for trying to crash a plane mid-flight by pulling the engine's fire extinguisher handles. The incident prompted an emergency landing at Portland International Airport, leading to an arrest. The case, involving 80 passengers and four crew members, is under investigation by the FBI and FAA.
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When booking flights, it's important to consider the specific layout and seating arrangements of the aircraft, as they can vary significantly. Websites like aeroLOPA and SeatGuru provide detailed seating maps, helping travelers avoid less desirable seats, such as those without windows. Understanding the type and configuration of the plane can greatly enhance comfort, especially on long flights.
At New York's JFK Airport, a JetBlue aircraft unexpectedly tilted backward during deplaning, lifting the nose up before settling back down. This balance shift occurred after the flight returned from Bridgetown, Barbados. No injuries were reported, but JetBlue has removed the aircraft for inspection and is reviewing the incident.
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