Germany plans compulsory drug tests for pilots

Germany plans to introduce legislation requiring random testing for drugs and alcohol among the nation’s airline pilots in the aftermath of the Germanwings Airbus A320 crash in March, according to media reports Dec. 27. Germany’s transport minister, Alexander Dobrindt, was quoted as saying that a...

Subscription Required


This content requires a subscription to one of the Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) bundles.

Schedule a demo today to find out how you can access this content and similar content related to your area of the global aviation industry.

Already an AWIN subscriber? Login


Did you know?  Aviation Week has won top honors multiple times in the Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Awards, the business-to-business media equivalent of the Pulitzer Prizes.