Airline Industry News

Below you will find my commentary on various news events that are related to commercial airline safety.

Should depression be a deal breaker for pilots?

Everyone has the potential to suffer from depression, even pilots. Should we permanently bar commercial pilots from flying if they have a history of depression? This is one potential way to try to avoid what happened on Germanwings flight 9525 where all evidence points to the co-pilot intentionally crashing the plane.