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2016 one of the safest years in Aviation history

by Daisy Melwani

It’s never been safer to fly, with 2016 set to become the safest year for air travel in history.

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Pilot strike extended for third day, so far 200,000 affected

by Daisy Melwani

More delays expected for Lufthansa services departing from Germany.

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Strike cancels hundreds of flights, 100,000 passengers affected

by Daisy Melwani

Lufthansa have been forced to cancel almost 900 flights, expected to cost the group a high single-digit million euro for the day.

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Families mark Germanwings crash anniversary

by DPA

Commemoration ceremonies are being held in France and Germany to mark the first anniversary of the deliberate crash which claimed the lives of all 150 on board.

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Psych hospital urged for Germanwings pilot

by RAW

Fresh revelations that German pilot Andreas Lubitz’s symptoms of a “psychotic depressive episode” may have lasted until the day of the fatal crash.

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Lufthansa triples net profit

by AFP

Still reeling from the crash of one of its Germanwings planes in March, Lufthansa has tripled its second quarter net profit helped by cheap fuel.

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Germanwings co-pilot feared going blind

by AP

The co-pilot who crashed a Germanwings jet into the Alps feared he was losing his eyesight, and some doctors he consulted felt he was unfit to fly.

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Flying never safer: IATA

by Daisy Melwani / AFP

Despite a spate of airline disasters in recent months, the global aviation chief says flying has never been safer.

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Lufthansa looks to drug test pilots

by Daisy Melwani

Lufthansa ceo says he wants to adopt random health tests to check pilots for prescription drugs in a bid to improve air safety.

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Germanwings pilot ‘practised’ crash

by Daisy Melwani

The co-pilot suspected of intentionally crashing a Germanwings plane into the French Alps is believed to have practised the descent on another flight on the same day.

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Lufthansa flies back into profit

by AFP

German airline Lufthansa says it flew back into the black in the first three months of the year.

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Lufthansa retires Germanwings brand

by Daisy Melwani

Following the fatal crash into the French Alps in March, Lufthansa have announced it will retire its Germanwings name and merge operations into its relatively new Eurowings brand.

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