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Haitian sentenced to pay more than $7,000 over plane seat row

Haitian sentenced to pay more than $7,000 over plane seat row

28 March 2015   0 comments
A Haitian man who forced a flight to be diverted after reacting angrily to a seat being reclined in front of him was ordered to pay more than $7,000 by a US court on Friday.The case was part of a series...

Germanwings crash co-pilot hid illness from airline 27 March 2015

The Germanwings co-pilot who crashed his Airbus into the French Alps, killing all 150 aboard, hid a serious illness from the airline, prosecutors said Friday amid reports he was severely depressed.The...

Germanwings offers families initial aid of 50,000 euros 27 March 2015

Germanwings has offered the families of the victims of the French Alps air disaster "up to 50,000 euros ($54,806) per passenger" towards their immediate costs, a spokesman said Friday.The assistance,...

European airlines told to have two in cockpit at all times 27 March 2015

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) recommended Friday that at least two people be present in the cockpit of planes at all times, following the apparently deliberate crashing of the Germanwings...

European airlines told to have two in cockpit at all times 27 March 2015

The European Aviation Safety Agency recommended Friday that at least two people be present in the cockpit of planes at all times, following the apparently deliberate crashing of the Germanwings flight...

France to launch new UN push for Israel-Palestinian resoluti...

27 March 2015
France will soon begin talks at the United Nations on a new Security Council resolution to revive Israeli-Palestinian peace prospects, Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said Friday.Fabius told reporters......

France spurs Iran to make 'new effort' for nuclear deal

27 March 2015
France urged Iran Friday to make "new efforts" to clinch a long-sought nuclear deal with global powers, as Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius prepared to join marathon talks hurtling towards a deadline.......

Depression, suicide and the workplace - Q&A 27 March 2015

Expert opinions on the potential link between depression and the suspected mass murder-suicide of a Germanwings co-pilot who flew an Airbus into the French Alps Tuesday, killing all 150 people on board:Q:...

Europe aviation security agency recommends two crew in cockp... 27 March 2015

The European Aviation Safety Agency recommended Friday that at least two people be present in the cockpit of airliners at all times, following the apparently deliberate crashing of a Germanwings flight...

Germanwings crash co-pilot hid illness from airline 27 March 2015

The Germanwings co-pilot who crashed his Airbus into the French Alps, killing all 150 aboard, hid a serious illness from the airline, prosecutors said Friday amid reports he was severely depressed.The...

French FM warns Middle East minorities could 'disappear enti... 27 March 2015

Christians, Yazidis and other religious minorities under attack in the Middle East could "disappear entirely" unless the world takes action to protect them, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said...

France to launch new UN push for Israel-Palestinian resoluti... 27 March 2015

France plans to begin talks at the United Nations on a new Security Council resolution to revive Israeli-Palestinian peace prospects, Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said Friday.Fabius told reporters...

Iran nuclear deal 'possible' but 'new efforts' needed:Fabius 27 March 2015

A nuclear deal with Iran is possible but Tehran must make "new efforts" to clinch agreement, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said Friday."We wish to have an agreement and it is possible, but there...

German, Austrian airlines adopt 'rule of two' in cockpit 27 March 2015

German and Austrian airlines on Friday joined other international carriers in adopting a new safety rule to ensure two crew are in a plane's cockpit at all times.The move came after Germanwings co-pilot...

German airlines adopt two-person cockpit rule: aviation body 27 March 2015

German airlines have agreed new rules to ensure that two crew members are in a planes's cockpit at all times, the aviation association BDL announced Friday.The decision came after the co-pilot of a Germanwings...

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