Anxious Flyers Take Note: The Kiplinger Letter

Whether it's the routes to avoid that have the most turbulence or the safest airline, we've got you covered.

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To help you understand what is going on in the travel sector our highly experienced Kiplinger Letter team will keep you abreast of the latest developments and forecasts (Get a free issue of The Kiplinger Letter or subscribe). You'll get all the latest news first by subscribing, but we will publish many (but not all) of the forecasts a few days afterward online. Here’s the latest…

Taking a flight between Nashville, Tennessee and Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina? The route has the most wind turbulence in North America in a new ranking compiled by Turbli, a website that forecasts turbulence for flights along with wind, thunderstorms, takeoff and landing crosswinds. Next on the list for turbulence are Charlotte to Pittsburgh; Denver to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico; New York JFK to Raleigh-Durham; and Warwick, Rhode Island to Syracuse, N.Y. 

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Sean Lengell
Associate Editor, The Kiplinger Letter

Sean Lengell covers Congress and government policy for The Kiplinger Letter. Before joining Kiplinger in January 2017 he served as a congressional reporter for eight years with the Washington Examiner and the Washington Times. He previously covered local news for the Tampa (Fla.) Tribune. A native of northern Illinois who spent much of his youth in St. Petersburg, Fla., he holds a bachelor's degree in English from Marquette University.