- Germanwings disaster will not affect image of budget air travel: easyJet
The disaster at budget airline Germanwings which killed 150 people will not harm the image of low-cost air travel in Europe, easyJet (EZJ.L) chief executive Carolyn McCall said on Tuesday. ...
Yahoo. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 18:15:03 GMT.
- Roundup: Germany and Portugal Earn Wins
Both enhanced their chances of qualifying for the 2016 European Championships.
The Associated Press. International Herald Tribune. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 17:51:09 GMT.
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- Lufthansa Now Says It Knew of Co-Pilot Andreas Lubitz’s History of Depression
The company said Mr. Lubitz, thought to have intentionally crashed a Germanwings flight, had informed it of his depressive episodes in 2009 after a break in training.
Nicholas Kulish. International Herald Tribune. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 17:44:44 GMT.
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- Lufthansa cancels 60th anniversary celebrations over Germanwings crash
Lufthansa said March 31 it will cancel celebrations marking the German airline's 60th anniversary in the wake of last week's deadly crash of an Airbus jet from its low-cost subsidiary Germanwings.
Hurriyet. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:00:00 +0200.
- Lufthansa puts $300m aside for crash
An additional $300m is being put aside to deal with possible costs arising from the Germanwings plane crash, Lufthansa officials say.
BBC News. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:54:20 GMT.
- Bosch will plead guilty to price-fixing, pay $57.8 million U.S. fine
German auto parts giant Robert Bosch GmbH has agreed to plead guilty to price-fixing and pay a $57.8 million fine for its role in conspiring to rig bids for spark plugs, oxygen sensors and starter motors sold to the Detroit 3 automakers, the U.S.
AutoNews.com. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:22:39 EST. Subscription required.
- Psychological Profiling, Doors Focus of French Germanwings Probe
French air accident authority BEA said its probe into the Germanwings crash would study “systemic weaknesses” that might have led to the disaster, such as psychological profiling and cockpit door locks. ...
Voice of America. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 09:30:38 -0400.
- Solar Power To Become Cheapest Source Of Energy In Many Regions By 2025, German Experts Say
Solar power still amounts for a small share of net electricity generation around the world. In the USA, for instance, as of December 2014 it was responsible for just 0.45% of the total electricity produced.
By Federico Guerrini. Forbes. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 09:14:00 GMT.
- VIDEO: Alps crash site search intensifies
One week on from the Germanwings plane crash in the Alps, the search for victims' remains intensifies.
BBC News. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 07:14:23 GMT.
- German Prosecutors: Crash Pilot Had Suicidal Tendencies
The Germanwings co-pilot suspected of deliberately crashing a plane in the French Alps last week had been treated in the past for suicidal tendencies, German state prosecutors said on Monday. ...
Voice of America. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 11:46:11 -0400.
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