And if you’re afraid of those bumps that shake your coffee cup during a flight, take note that pilots avoid turbulence because it’s annoying rather than dangerous. But pay attention to the signals on board.

“It’s one thing if the pilot puts the seat belt sign on for the passengers. But if he tells the flight attendants to sit down, you’d better listen. That means there’s some serious turbulence ahead,” said John Greaves an airline accident lawyer and former airline captain, according to Reader’s Digest. Read More>>