June 25, 2024 01:56 (IST)
Follow us:
facebook-white sharing button
twitter-white sharing button
instagram-white sharing button
youtube-white sharing button
Replace Mumbai unit chief: Maharashtra Congress leaders write to Mallikarjun Kharge | 'Do I have to sweep the streets now?' Mamata Banerjee pulls up civic body chiefs | Jhansi: Woman shot dead by ex-boyfriend while getting bridal make-up hours before wedding | 'Are you defending LG?' Supreme Court slams authorities on Delhi tree cutting | INDIA bloc protests in Parliament premise 'to save democracy'
Singapore Airlines takes slew of measures after turbulence kills 1 passenger
Airlines
Photo courtesy: X/@SingaporeAir

Singapore Airlines takes slew of measures after turbulence kills 1 passenger

| @indiablooms | 24 May 2024, 01:02 pm

Singapore Airlines has changed the seatbelt sign rules in a more tightening of cabin-service norms after a recent turbulence killed one passenger and injured many, media reports said.

The airline said it is taking a "more cautious approach" to manage a similar turbulence.

The airline stated hot drinks will be suspended and in-flight meal service will be stopped if the seatbelt sign is on.

The crew members will also have to sit in their seats with belts on.

The airline "will continue to review our processes", it says.

One person died and several others were injured after a Singapore Airlines flight from London encountered severe turbulence on Tuesday.

The flight was on its way from London to Singapore.

Singapore Airlines CEO issues public apology

"Our deepest apology to everyone affected by this incident," CEO Goh Choon Phong said in a video statement.

Support Our Journalism

We cannot do without you.. your contribution supports unbiased journalism

IBNS is not driven by any ism- not wokeism, not racism, not skewed secularism, not hyper right-wing or left liberal ideals, nor by any hardline religious beliefs or hyper nationalism. We want to serve you good old objective news, as they are. We do not judge or preach. We let people decide for themselves. We only try to present factual and well-sourced news.

Support objective journalism for a small contribution.