European airlines have until the third quarter of 2020 to comply with EASA’s aircrew mental fitness regulations, which were introduced in the wake of the 2015 Germanwings pilot-suicide crash. Germanwings copilot Andreas Lubitz deliberately flew an Airbus A320 into the French Alps in March 2015, killing 149 people along with himself. That kicked off a regulatory response by the European Union that resulted in new mental fitness regulations, spanning three key areas: psychological ...

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