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Germanwings co-pilot treated for suicidal tendencies years ago - prosecutors
Andreas Lubitz, the co-pilot of the Germanwings plane that crashed in the French Alps with 150 people on board last week, had undergone treatment for suicidal tendencies in the past, prosecutors said.

30.03.2015 13:23

Turkish Airlines flight makes emergency landing in Casablanca
A Turkish Airlines jet flying from Istanbul to Sao Paulo, Brazil, made an emergency landing in Casablanca, Morocco, after a note with a bomb threat on it was found in the plane’s toilet, reports say.

30.03.2015 12:26

Germanwings hero: Captain remembered for attempts to save flight 4U9525
While media are talking about Andreas Lubitz, the Germanwings co-pilot accused of deliberately crashing flight 4U9525, the man who tried save the passengers and crew seems to be left in the shadows. So what do we know about him?

30.03.2015 08:15

​Cyber air warfare: Mass hack sees British Airways freeze thousands of accounts
British Airways (BA) has locked down thousands of frequent flyer accounts after a mass cyber-attack from an unknown source.

30.03.2015 08:24

​Indian warplanes go missing during upgrade in Ukraine – report
Ukraine is reportedly failing India with upgrades to its An-32 transport aircraft. At least five planes have allegedly gone missing in Ukraine. Meanwhile, work on Indian soil has been halted after Ukrainian engineers were pulled out.

30.03.2015 08:20

‘That will show Putin!’ Britain’s RAF stages huge drills in face of ‘Russian attack threat’
More than 30 UK Royal Air Force planes took to the skies for Rising Panther, Britain’s largest aerial exercises in more than a decade. Military sources confirmed the drills were in response to increased Russian presence around UK shores.

29.03.2015 21:16

‘Open the damn door!’ Germanwings captain’s desperate plea to Lubitz revealed
The captain of the doomed Germanwings plane shouted at his co-pilot, Andreas Lubitz, “Open the damn door!” as he desperately tried to return to the cockpit. The harrowing plea has been revealed by the black box recording of the flight’s last minutes.

29.03.2015 08:30

Air Canada flight crashes on runway in Halifax (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
Air Canada flight 624 has crashed on a runway at Halifax Stanfield International Airport in Canada, the airline has confirmed. The plane reportedly hit power lines and sustained extensive damage upon crash-landing. No passengers were killed.

29.03.2015 03:59

Lockheed to build new precision weapons for US Air Force
US defense contractor Lockheed Martin has won a contract from the US Department of Defense to build precision weapons targeting pods for the US Air Force worth $485 million.

28.03.2015 13:30

Germanwings co-pilot planned to 'make everyone remember' him, ex-girlfriend says
Andreas Lubitz, the Germanwings co-pilot who crashed an Airbus A320 into the French Alps, killing all 150 passengers aboard, had been planning to do something to "make everyone remember him," his ex-girlfriend has claimed in an interview.

28.03.2015 08:08

In the shadow of the moon: Spectacular plane’s view of the solar eclipse (VIDEO)
The most surreal view of the solar eclipse was shared in a recently posted timelapse video showing a plane flying into the moon’s shadow on March 20.

28.03.2015 01:24

​Excessive yawners, beware! Leaked TSA document reveals list of suspicious airport behavior
Arriving late to a flight with a confused look on your face and sweaty palms is enough to arouse suspicion among airport security screeners, according to an internal Transportation Security Administration document released by The Intercept.

27.03.2015 17:30