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  • Germanwings pilot treated for suicidal tendencies: prosecutor


    German prosecutors have disclosed that the first officer of the crashed Germanwings Airbus A320 had previously been treated for suicidal tendencies.


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  • French pilots fret over 'premature' cockpit rule change


    ​French pilots are concerned that new cockpit occupancy procedures, in the wake of the Germanwings Airbus crash,...


  • Germanwings crash pilot concealed illness: prosecutor


    ​German prosecutors in Dusseldorf have disclosed the contents of documentation indicating that the first officer on...


  • Norwegian moves to keep two crew in cockpit at all times


    European low-cost carrier Norwegian is to change its procedures so that two crew members are always present in the...


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  • ANALYSIS: Germanwings crash accident investigation

    News | 31 Mar 2015 13:05 | David Learmount

    ​Airline pilot organisations have expressed their shock at the Germanwings Airbus A320 crash on 24 March – but also their distress that international standards for investigation and the release of information are not being followed.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Germanwings-crash-accident-investigation-410749/
  • Germanwings pilot treated for suicidal tendencies: prosecutor

    News | 30 Mar 2015 14:38 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    German prosecutors have disclosed that the first officer of the crashed Germanwings Airbus A320 had previously been treated for suicidal tendencies.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Germanwings-pilot-treated-for-suicidal-tendencies-prosecutor-410715/
  • French pilots fret over 'premature' cockpit rule change

    News | 30 Mar 2015 10:02 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​French pilots are concerned that new cockpit occupancy procedures, in the wake of the Germanwings Airbus crash, are being rushed in without proper consideration.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/French-pilots-fret-over-premature-cockpit-rule-change-410702/
  • EASA recommends minimum two crew members at cockpit

    News | 27 Mar 2015 17:30 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​EASA has issued a temporary recommendation for European airlines to require at least two crew members at the flight deck at all times, following the fatal crash of a Germanwings Airbus A320 that was found to have been caused intentionally by the co-pilot.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/EASA-recommends-minimum-two-crew-members-at-cockpit-410665/
  • Canadian carriers adopt policies requiring two crew in cockpit

    News | 27 Mar 2015 16:10 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​Canadian airlines have announced new policies requiring two members of an aircraft’s crew to be in the cockpit at all times, measures that would align with procedures already followed by US carriers.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Canadian-carriers-adopt-policies-requiring-two-crew-in-cockpit-410660/
  • 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/