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  • Germanwings co-pilot increased speed during descent


    The flight data recorder from the Germanwings Airbus A320 that crashed in the French Alps on 24 March shows that the co-pilot on several occasions increased the speed of the aircraft's descent, according to French accident investigatory agency BEA.


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  • IATA expresses concerns on Germanwings investigation


    ​IATA director general Tony Tyler has called for aircraft accident investigations to be conducted in a...


  • 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...


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  • IATA initiates assessment scheme for smaller carriers

    News | 15 Apr 2015 09:01 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​IATA has formally initiated a new assessment scheme for smaller operators, designed to complement the compulsory operational safety audits it conducts for member carriers.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/IATA-initiates-assessment-scheme-for-smaller-carriers-411227/
  • IATA expresses concerns on Germanwings investigation

    News | 08 Apr 2015 15:52 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​IATA director general Tony Tyler has called for aircraft accident investigations to be conducted in a “non-punitive” manner, in the aftermath of a Germanwings Airbus A320 crash which was found to be intentionally caused by the flight’s co-pilot.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/IATA-expresses-concerns-on-Germanwings-investigation-410984/
  • Germanwings co-pilot increased speed during descent

    News | 03 Apr 2015 13:27 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    The flight data recorder from the Germanwings Airbus A320 that crashed in the French Alps on 24 March shows that the co-pilot on several occasions increased the speed of the aircraft's descent, according to French accident investigatory agency BEA.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Germanwings-co-pilot-increased-speed-during-descent-410878/
  • Germanwings A320 flight-data recorder found

    News | 02 Apr 2015 16:56

    Investigators have found the flight data recorder of the Germanwings Airbus A320 that crashed in the French Alps on 24 March.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Germanwings-A320-flight-data-recorder-found-410871/
  • Suicide research preceded A320 crash: prosecutor

    News | 02 Apr 2015 15:40 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​German authorities have disclosed evidence suggesting that the first officer of the ill-fated Germanwings Airbus A320 had researched methods of suicide as well as cockpit security days before the crash.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Suicide-research-preceded-A320-crash-prosecutor-410864/
  • ANALYSIS: European airline market review March 2015

    News | 02 Apr 2015 13:36

    For the airline industry, last month was defined by the crash of a Germanwings Airbus A320 in the French Alps, killing 150, on 24 March – and by the moment, two days later, when Lufthansa Group's chief executive acknowledged indications that the aircraft appeared to have been deliberately crashed by the co-pilot.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-European-airline-market-review-March-2015-410794/