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  • Would two-crew cockpit rule prevent another Germanwings tragedy?

    News | 27 Mar 2015 15:34 | Dan Thisdell

    Among the many repercussions of the shocking revelation that Germanwings flight 9525 was deliberately crashed by co-pilot Andreas Lubitz while alone at the controls, the most immediate has been a move to require that there be two crew members in a cockpit at all times.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Would-two-crew-cockpit-rule-prevent-another-Germanwings-tragedy-410643/
  • Germanwings parent to adopt two-in-cockpit rule

    News | 27 Mar 2015 14:42

    ​Germanwings parent company Lufthansa Group is the latest to adopt a new cockpit occupancy procedure in the wake of the French Alps Airbus A320 crash.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Germanwings-parent-to-adopt-two-in-cockpit-rule-410652/
  • Germanwings crash pilot concealed illness: prosecutor

    News | 27 Mar 2015 12:37 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​German prosecutors in Dusseldorf have disclosed the contents of documentation indicating that the first officer on the crashed Germanwings Airbus A320 had been concealing an illness from his company.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Germanwings-crash-pilot-concealed-illness-prosecutor-410645/
  • OPINION: Aviation must address risk within the cockpit

    News | 27 Mar 2015 11:12 | Flight International

    ​The Germanwings Airbus A320 loss, it seems, was another deliberate act by a pilot. That statement is not intended to imply that this is becoming commonplace – because that is far from true – but the very fact that there have been several deliberate acts of destruction by pilots, even if over many years, makes it clear that the issue needs to be addressed.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OPINION-Aviation-must-address-risk-within-the-cockpit-410636/
  • Norwegian moves to keep two crew in cockpit at all times

    News | 26 Mar 2015 17:49

    European low-cost carrier Norwegian is to change its procedures so that two crew members are always present in the cockpit in light of today's developments appearing to show the Germanwings Airbus A320 lost over the French Alps on 24 March appears to have been deliberately crashed by the co-pilot.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Norwegian-moves-to-keep-two-crew-in-cockpit-at-all-times-410611/
  • Co-pilot 'intentionally' crashed Germanwings A320: Lufthansa CEO

    News | 26 Mar 2015 16:46 | Michael Gubisch

    Lufthansa Group chief executive Carsten Spohr has acknowledged that the Germanwings Airbus A320 lost over the French Alps on 24 March appears to have been deliberately crashed by the co-pilot.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Co-pilot-intentionally-crashed-Germanwings-A320-Lufthansa-CEO-410609/
  • Co-pilot initiated Germanwings A320's descent: French prosecutor

    News | 26 Mar 2015 13:02 | Michael Gubisch

    Marseille's public prosecutor has confirmed that the co-pilot of the Germanwings Airbus A320 that crashed on 24 March was alone in the cockpit throughout the aircraft's descent.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Co-pilot-initiated-Germanwings-A320s-descent-French-prosecutor-410599/
  • American and US Airways to combine operations on 8 April

    News | 25 Mar 2015 18:22 | Edward Russell

    ​American Airlines anticipates receiving a single operating certificate from the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on 8 April, it says in an employee newsletter.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/American-and-US-Airways-to-combine-operations-on-8-April-410568/
  • China's Hainan to acquire 30 787-9s

    News | 25 Mar 2015 18:16 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Chinese carrier Hainan Airlines indicates that it is planning to acquire 30 Boeing 787-9 jets.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Chinas-Hainan-to-acquire-30-787-9s-410569/
  • Germanwings A320 probe obtains audio from CVR

    News | 25 Mar 2015 16:33 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​French investigators have been able to extract audio data from the cockpit-voice recorder retrieved from the crashed Germanwings Airbus A320.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Germanwings-A320-probe-obtains-audio-from-CVR-410564/
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