NEWS Andreas Lubitz Co-pilot of the crashed #GermanWings A320 regularly visited the french Alps

Younger, Andreas Lubitz – who has voluntarily launched the A320 against a mountain of Alpes-de-Haute-Provence Tuesday – knew the department. Being a teen, he came with his family to fly on gliders at the airport – Sisteron Vaumeilh. Between 1996 and 2003, Andreas Lubitz, has regularly visited this area on the boundary between the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence…

NEWS Hogan continues battle against United States aviation protectionism in London

“The dark clouds of protectionism” gathering over the air travel industry in Europe and the United States pose a significant threat to the millions of travellers who have benefitted from new choice in the market, argued Etihad Airways chief executive James Hogan earlier. Addressing the Aviation Club, Hogan said international regulators should recognise that, “investing…

NEWS Co-pilot ‘deliberately’ destroyed Germanwings flight 4U 9525

The co-pilot of Germanwings flight 4U 9525 appeared to deliberately “destroy the plane”, French officials have revealed. Speaking to media, Marseille prosecutor Brice Robin, said the co-pilot intentionally started a descent while the pilot was locked out of the cockpit. Robin confirmed the hypothesis based on information from the ‘black box’ voice recorder recovered from…