Hundreds of people in Spain and Germany are marking the anniversary of the Germanwings tragedy in which a suicidal pilot crashed a plane into a mountainside, killing all 150 on board. It's one of the worst disasters in German aviation history.
Germany's Lufthansa Group looks set to expand, even as some rival airlines cut back or fall into bankruptcy. It has set its sights on becoming a leading global player. But air travel markets remain fiercely competitive.
On March 24, 2015 the Germanwings disaster sent shockwaves through Germany. Two years on, victims' families face legal hoops, which are worsening the grieving process, one victim's father tells DW.
Andreas Lubitz' father says he has evidence his son did not deliberately crash the Germanwings jet into the Alps in 2015. But the timing of his challenge to the investigation into the crash has angered victims' families.
Commemoration ceremonies have been held in France and Germany to mark the first anniversary of the deliberate crashing of a Germanwings flight in the French Alps. All 150 people onboard the Airbus A320 died in the crash.
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