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Questions Over How Much Germanwings Knew About Andreas Lubitz's Health

PA | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK

Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, who deliberately crashed Germanwings Airbus A320 into the French Alps, may have hidden an illness from his airlin...

People With Depression Are Asking The Daily Mail What They CAN Do

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK

Newspaper headlines have been called "shameful" and "awful" for stigmatising people with depression in the coverage of Andreas Lubitz, the Germanwings...

Co-Pilot May 'Have Had A Grudge' Against Passenger, Psychologist Says

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Louise Ridley | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK

UPDATE: Andreas Lubitz Was 'Signed Off Work' On Day Of Fatal Crash But Tore Up Sick Notes An aviation psychologist has suggested that Germanwings...

EasyJet Among Airlines Changing Cockpit Rules After Fatal Germanwings Crash

Huffington Post UK/ AP | Sara C Nelson | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK

UPDATE: Andreas Lubitz Was 'Signed Off Work' On Day Of Fatal Crash But Tore Up Sick Notes In the wake of the fatal Germanwings crash in the Frenc...

Germanwings Co-Pilot Andreas Lubitz Was 'Signed Off Sick' On Day Of Crash

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Louise Ridley | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK

UPDATE: Andreas Lubitz 'Depression' Headlines Slammed By Mental Health Charities As 'Simplistic' German prosecutors say they have found evidence t...

'Would-Be Plane Hijacker' Wrestled To Ground In Incredible Video

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 17.03.2015 | UK

A dramatic video has emerged appearing to show the terrifying moment passengers thwarted an alleged hijacking attempt on board a United Airlines fligh...

Could Flying With Emirates Be Your Dream Job?

Posted 10.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Want to work around the world and base yourself in a sunny, fun-filled city? Flying with Emirates could be the ideal career for you. From humble b...

Battle for Air Passenger Rights Continues Despite Multiple Court Rulings

Jakub Kotan | Posted 14.03.2015 | UK
Jakub Kotan

Celebrating air passengers flooded internet forums at the end of October 2014. The Supreme Court confirmed an earlier decision of the Court of Appeal in Huzar v Jet2.com regarding passenger rights to monetary compensation. English law now gives passengers the right to compensation for a delay greater than 3 hours, if caused by a faulty aircraft.

Al-Qaeda Urges 'Lone Wolves' To Attack Easyjet And British Airways

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 29.12.2014 | UK

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula's English language magazine Inspire has endorsed "lone wolf" attacks on Easyjet and British Airways planes alongside...

Shocking Footage Shows Moment Passengers Scream And Pray In Severe Turbulence

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 19.12.2014 | UK

Several videos have emerged of the severe turbulence that injured 14 people during a terrifying flight to Dallas, Texas. American Airlines flight A...

Mystery Plane Lands After Four Hours Circling The English Channel

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 17.12.2014 | UK Tech

Update: After over four hours in the air flight UAL28 has now landed safely at London Heathrow. According to United Airlines the plane was suffering f...

Airline's Epic Six Hour Advert Will Bore You Into Flying With Them

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 16.10.2014 | UK

This is the most boring advert ever. In fact, at nearly 6-hours long, it's also the longest. The weird thing is, while the epic piece is supposed t...

Air Passengers Face Another Stalemate Against the Airlines

Jakub Kotan | Posted 15.12.2014 | UK
Jakub Kotan

Train, coach and ferry delays are also subject to compensations imposed by European law, but have received far less publicity. This is for a simple reason: Companies operating trains, coaches and ferries simply pay up when they are responsible for delays. It could really be this simple.

Birth of a Volcano: The World Watches Iceland

Professor Dougal Jerram | Posted 29.10.2014 | UK Tech
Professor Dougal Jerram

Bárðarbunga is a big volcano by Iceland standards and its starting to wake up! Where is it? Will it erupt and shut down Europe's airspace? What about the ice flood risks? The news has been rolling out different scenarios.

Violent row over reclined seat forces emergency flight diversion

Huffington Post UK/AP | Posted 29.08.2014 | UK

A flight from Miami-to-Paris has been forced to divert to Boston after a violent outburst over a reclined seat, in at least the second such incident ...

Captain Loses Control Of Flybe Plane After False Arm Came Off

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 14.08.2014 | UK

A captain lost control of a passenger plane after his artificial arm became detached as he was coming in to land, an accident report has said. The ...

You Can Now Check-In With Just A Photo Of Your Passport

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.08.2014 | UK Tech

Airline security is obviously a contentious and serious issue - but at least one carrier is prepared to trust technology to try and make it easier to ...

Fed Up Passengers Have Best Response Ever After Woman Attacks Plane Crew With False Leg

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 31.07.2014 | UK

A plane had to be diverted to Gatwick Airport last night after a woman allegedly unleashed a foul-mouthed tirade and threw her prosthetic leg at cabin...

Wreckage Of Crashed Air Algerie Flight 'Found In Mali'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.07.2014 | UK

UPDATE: First Images Of The Air Algerie Crash Wreckage from an Air Algerie plane carrying 116 crew and passengers has reportedly been found in Mali...

Air Algerie Plane Crashes With 116 Onboard (LIVE UPDATES)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.07.2014 | UK

UPDATE: Wreckage Of Crashed Air Algerie Flight 'Found In Mali' A search is is underway after an Air Algerie plane carrying 116 crew and passengers ...

Air Passengers Strike Another Victory Against Airlines

Jakub Kotan | Posted 12.08.2014 | UK
Jakub Kotan

A great deal of media attention focused on the Royal Courts of Justice on 11 June this year. Air passengers suffering delays and cancellations due to misbehaving aircrafts shall no longer be left in tears with no remedy. Travellers' rights to compensations of up to €600 per person in cases of delays and cancellations were strengthened.

Bumps Not Unexpected En Route to First Ever Star Alliance Terminal

Christine Negroni | Posted 30.07.2014 | UK
Christine Negroni

Writing from London -- When I arrived at Newark Liberty International Airport earlier this week for my United Airlines flight to London, the check in...

WATCH: The Moment An Unmanned Drone Just Barely Missed A Commercial Jet

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.05.2014 | UK Tech

The American Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said that an unmanned drone just barely missed hitting a commercial airliner in mid-air. The col...

The Top 5 Worst Airline Excuses - and How You Can Beat Them

Jakub Kotan | Posted 10.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jakub Kotan

Unexpected events happen all the time and even to airlines. However when something goes wrong in the system, air passengers often feel that they have entered a poker game with embarrassingly low hands.

Airlines on Board with New Distribution Channels

Shane Happach | Posted 26.05.2014 | UK
Shane Happach

Airlines need to manage a complex system of payment currencies, types and distribution channels. Their customers can book tickets in one country with an airline based in another country, in order to fly to a third country, and pay in the currency of another country, sometimes using the preferred payment method of a fifth country.