File handout of debris found during recovery operations following a Germanwings plane crash in the French Alps. The remains of all 150 passengers on board the   Airbus A320 are to be turned over to their families for burial. File photograph: Sebastien Nogier/EPA

The remains of all 150 victims of the Germanwings plane crash in the French Alps will finally be turned over to their families for burial, as investi(...)

Co-pilot of Germanwings flight 4U9525 Andreas Lubitz taking part in the Airport Hamburg 10-mile run in September  2009. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images 0:53

The co-pilot who deliberately crashed the Germanwings Airbus in the French Alps had practised his actions on an earlier flight on the same plane that (...)

Aircraft of German airline Lufthansa standing at the tarmac of the Franz-Josef-Strauss-Airport in Munich, southern Germany. Photograph: Getty Images

Lufthansa narrowed its operating loss in the first quarter, helped by cheaper fuel, but said on Tuesday further action was needed to lower costs, espe(...)

Investigators believe Lubitz deliberately crashed the Germanwings plane into a French mountainside on March 24th, killing all 150 people onboard. Photograph: AFP Photo/Foto team Mueller/Getty Images

Lufthansa and the German aviation authority have agreed that correct procedures were followed when Andreas Lubitz was awarded his pilot’s licence, the(...)

London 1% hotel tax proposed There is consternation in London as the frontrunner for the next mayor, Tessa Jowell, is proposing a hotel levy of 1 per (...)

Audits of Germany’s regulator by European Aviation Safety Agency occur several times a year. Photograph: Patrik Stollarz/AFP/Getty Images

Europe’s air safety regulator said it found more than 10 incidents in recent years in which Germany appeared lax in following aviation medical require(...)

Relatives of the Germanwings Airbus A320 crash victims arrive  to attend a ceremony as rescuers hold flags of the late passengers’ nationalities in the village of Le Vernet. A German Airbus A320 of the low-cost carrier Germanwings crashed on March 24th, killing all 150 people on board. Photograph: Franck Pennant/AFP/Getty Images.

French investigators have ended their search for bodies in the Alps where a Germanwings passenger jet crashed last month, killing all 150 people on bo(...)

Marseilles prosecutor Brice Robin: Forensic scientists have isolated 150 DNA profiles from more than 2,000 samples collected at the crash site.  Photograph: Boris Horvat/AFP/Getty Images 1:35

The second “black box” of Germanwings flight 9525 has confirmed not only that co-pilot Andreas Lubitz deliberately crashed the Airbus 320 on March 24t(...)

Pictures of the second black box from the plane that crashed in the French Alps are displayed in Marseilles. Photograph: Boris Horvat/AFP/Getty Images

French investigators are examining the flight data recorder of Germanwings flight 9525 recovered yesterday amid claims that its co-pilot searched the(...)

Lufthansa chief executive Carsten Spohr (right) and Germanwings managing director Thomas Winkelmann speak during a news conference near the memorial for the victims of the air disaster in the village of Le Vernet, near the crash site of the Germanwings Airbus A320 in the French Alps on Wednesday. Photograph: Jean-Paul Pelissier 1:35

Just over a week after a Germanwings plane crashed into the French Alps, investigators have finished retrieving human remains from the wreckage.They m(...)