A Qatar Airways Boeing 777 aircraft enroute from Washington to Doha diverted into Portuguese military Air Base, Lajes, in the Azores islands, for an emergency landing after heavy turbulence injured passengers. Reports claim that the aircraft had dropped suddenly, causing several passengers to be thrown out of their seats. One passenger suffered heart trouble in the incident. This passenger and two others were hospitalised while several others sustained minor injuries. The remaining passengers were taken to a hotel and were due to continue their flight the next morning.
Cabin Safety Update Editor, Sarah-Jane Prew, will be involved in the organisation of this event, which will be held at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff, UK on 18th April 2018. The event is being hosted jointly between the Wales Anti-Slavery Leadership Group and IATA and is designed to bring together airports, airlines and law enforcement […]