• Climate change is making plane turbulence worse, and it could make flights bumpier and more expensive

    21 days ago - By Business Insider

    The inside of the plane after Lufthansa Flight 469 hit "severe turbulence" en route to Frankfurt, Germany. Dr. Rolanda Schmidt
    You may experience more turbulence on future flights, especially transatlantic routes.
    Climate change has altered the jet stream and led to more unpredictable clear-air turbulence.
    For a safe flight, experts say to stay seated when the seatbelt light is on and buckle up at all times.
    A Lufthansa flight that had to land shortly after takeoff is just the latest example of extreme turbulence. Each year, pilots report an average of 5,500 encounters with severe or...
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