Germanwings parent Lufthansa has created a new group safety pilot position, effectively immediately, and is updating its cockpit rules after Tuesday’s fatal Airbus A320 crash, which killed all 150 people on board when it went down into the southern French Alps on a scheduled flight from Barcelona to Düsseldorf. On Thursday, French prosecutor Brice Robin said the cockpit voice recorder (CVR) analysis revealed that co-pilot Andreas Lubitz was alone in the cockpit at the time of the ...

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