It was a shock for Lufthansa: The recent crash of a Germanwings flight is a human tragedy, and may have effects on airline security policies. Lufthansa has long been planning to reorganize the company and restructure its budget operations.
Sure, there's been the odd mention of the UK's leaving the European Union at Farnborough, and the odd announcement that says "there's still a great in Great Britain." But aerospace is so global, you're unlikely to care.
Companies across Germany are getting more nervous and not just sitting idle waiting for Brexit, but are already preparing by looking for individual solutions and expensive work-arounds.
The global trade body has found the EU is still ignoring requests to stop its illegal subsidies for Airbus, handing a victory to its US rival Boeing and paving the way for potentially billions in punitive tariffs.
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.
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