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  • JetBlue computer outage now fixed, company says Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 8:41 AM ET
    JetBlue plane

    A computer outage that caused delays for JetBlue passengers early Monday morning has been fixed, the company said.

  • Tracking Thailand's aviation safety   Sunday, 29 Mar 2015 | 9:48 PM ET
    Tracking Thailand's aviation safety

    Mohshin Aziz, aviation analyst at Maybank Investment Bank, discusses news that the International Civil Aviation Organization flagged "significant concerns" about Thailand's aviation safety.

  • Germanwings pilot may have had eye trouble Saturday, 28 Mar 2015 | 11:55 AM ET
    Andreas Lubitz runs the Airportrace half marathon in Hamburg, Germany, in this Sept. 13, 2009 photo.

    The pilot who crashed a Germanwings jet sought treatment for vision problems, The New York Times reported Saturday.

  • Germanwings co-pilot hid mental illness: Officials Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 7:10 PM ET
    Andreas Lubitz runs the Airportrace half marathon in Hamburg, Germany, in this Sept. 13, 2009 photo.

    The pilot at the controls of the crashed Germanwings jet kept a mental illness diagnosis from his employer. The NYT reports.

  • Physiological standards for pilots high enough?   Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 4:20 PM ET
    Physiological standards for pilots high enough?

    Discussing whether the rules need to be modified for pilots who display serious depression, with Dr. Gail Saltz, New York Presbyterian psychiatrist.

  • Air crash payouts: How they work Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 1:12 AM ET
    Debris of the Germanwings Airbus A320 at the crash site in the French Alps.

    In the wake of Tuesday's plane crash, Lufthansa may already be offering settlements to the families of the 150 passengers who were killed.

  • Germanwings co-pilot hid illness: Prosecutors Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 11:39 AM ET
    Crash site of the Germanwings Airbus A320 in the French Alps.

    German prosecutors say no suicide note was found from Andreas Lubitz, and there was no indication of any political or religious motivation.

  • Assessing pysche of Germanwings co-pilot   Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 9:14 PM ET
    Assessing pysche of Germanwings co-pilot

    George Hamlin, President of Hamlin Transportation Consulting, says a material, adverse event in the life of co-pilot Andreas Lubitz may be the reason behind his decision to crash the plane.

  • Change in cockpit policy needed: Pro   Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 6:30 PM ET
    Change in cockpit policy needed: Pro

    John Goglia, Former NTSB Member and Writer at Aviation International News, recommends that a flight attendent stay in the cockpit when a co-pilot takes a break.

  • Autopilot: What it can and can't do Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 2:51 PM ET
    Pilot at controls of instrument panel

    CNBC explains exactly what the aircraft autopilot is, how it works and how safe it is.

  • Airbus A320: Legal implications for Lufthansa   Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 12:00 PM ET
    Airbus A320: Legal implications for Lufthansa

    French prosecutors have stated that the co-pilot on the Airbus A320 flight chose to deliberately crash the plane. CNBC's Stephane Pedrazzi reports on what this might mean for Lufthansa.

  • Focus now on German cockpit policy: Expert Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 11:26 AM ET
    Crash site of the Germanwings Airbus A320 in the French Alps.

    The cockpit protocol at Germanwings will come under scrutiny as evidence emerges a pilot intentionally crashed Flight 9525, an aviation expert says.

  • Fmr. Continental Airlines CEO speaks on Germanwings crash

    CNBC contributor and former Continental Airlines CEO Gordon Bethune weighs in on comments made by Lufthansa CEO regarding the Germanwings jet crash.

  • 'We will not forget Andreas': Co-pilot’s flight club Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 10:00 AM ET
    Rescue workers and gendarmerie continue their search operation near the site of the Germanwings plane crash on March 26, 2015 in La Seyne les Alpes, France.

    The co-pilot, Andreas Lubitz, was a member of the LSC Westerwald flight club in Montabaur, Germany, the German news media reported.

  • French prosecutor: Co-pilot intended to 'destroy' jet Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 10:18 PM ET
    This photograph is reported to show Andreas Lubitz, the Germanwings co-pilot in front of the Golden Gate bridge.  His identity has been verified by a local German newspaper.

    The co-pilot of the Germanwings flight that crashed initiated the plane’s descent while he was alone in the cockpit, said the prosecutor.

  • What really happened on Airbus A320?   Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 5:00 AM ET
    What really happened on Airbus A320?

    Reports suggest that one of the pilots on the Airbus A320 flight may have been locked out of the cockpit. With these rumors circulating, CNBC's Annette Weisbach reports the latest.

  • Lufthansa CEO 'speechless' after crash   Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 12:00 PM ET
    Lufthansa CEO 'speechless' after crash

    Carsten Spohr, CEO of Lufthansa, says everybody at the airline is completely "speechless" about how a plane in "spotless condition" could have crashed. CNBC's Annette Weisbach reports.

  • Airbus A320: Voice recordings extracted   Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 12:00 PM ET
    Airbus A320: Voice recordings extracted

    French investigators have announced that they have successfully extracted voice recordings from the flight's "black box". CNBC's Stephane Pedrazzi reports the latest.

  • Time for airlines to drop fares?   Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 7:35 AM ET
    Time for airlines to drop fares?

    Gordon Bethune, former Continental Air CEO, and Charlie Leocha, Travelers United chairman, debate whether falling oil prices should prompt airliners to reduce the price of a ticket.

  • Germanwings black box found   Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 5:10 AM ET
    Germanwings black box found

    Some Germanwings crew members are unwilling to fly right now, due to their shock at yesterday's crash. CNBC's Annette Weisbach reports the latest.