A year ago, the co-pilot of a Germanwings plane deliberately crashed it into the French Alps. All 150 people on board were killed. Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spohr says nothing can compensate for the grief inflicted on the victims’ families.
German airline group Lufthansa reports growing profits in the second quarter, as increased passenger demand and lower fuel costs push its business higher into record territory.
Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spohr has said he held talks with the Abu Dhabi government about its stake in loss-making carrier Air Berlin. The debt of Germany's second largest airline was an obstacle for a takeover, he noted.
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.
Six families of victims of the 2015 Germanwings crash are suing the airline, its parent company Lufthansa and insurers. Flight 9525 crashed into the French Alps, killing all 150 people on board in 2015.
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