GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Turbulent Flight Path Frequency Statistics

The frequency of turbulent flight paths varies with factors such as weather conditions and flight routes, impacting passengers and crew experiences.

Statistic 1

"Moderate to severe turbulence is responsible for nearly 60 injuries to U.S. airline passengers and flight crew every year."

Sources Icon

Statistic 2

"From 314 species of birds, 203 (65%) displayed some form of turbulence detection."

Sources Icon

Statistic 3

"In 2016, turbulence caused 44 serious injuries, a more than 2-fold increase from 2015."

Sources Icon

Statistic 4

"From 1980-2008, U.S. airlines had 234 turbulence accidents, resulting in 298 serious injuries and three fatalities."

Sources Icon

Statistic 5

"Out of approximately 814 million flight passengers in the U.S in 2018, there were only 23 reported injuries to riders due to turbulence."

Sources Icon

Statistic 6

"The International Air Transport Association estimates that turbulence costs global airlines around $200 million a year due to crew and passenger injuries."

Sources Icon

Statistic 7

"On average, turbulence causes around $150 million in damage to airplanes globally each year."

Sources Icon

Statistic 8

"More than 75% of weather-related aircraft accidents are tied to thunderstorms, which are often accompanied by turbulence."

Sources Icon

Statistic 9

"The 14-year average of turbulence-related worker compensation costs for major U.S. airlines is nearly $500,000 per year."

Sources Icon

Statistic 10

"From 2015-2017, global airlines reported about 480 severe turbulence events annually."

Sources Icon

... Before You Leave, Catch This! 🔥

Your next business insight is just a subscription away. Our newsletter The Week in Data delivers the freshest statistics and trends directly to you. Stay informed, stay ahead—subscribe now.

Sign up for our newsletter and become the navigator of tomorrow's trends. Equip your strategy with unparalleled insights!