Lufthansa to Propose Random Drug Tests for Pilots

Sunday, May 24, 2015
By George Hatcher

LufthansaIn the wake of recent Germanwings crash, Lufthansa is considering introducing unannounced drug tests for pilots.

In a recent interview with Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spohr said such random drug tests will help improve flight safety.

It is believed that the airline will submit a proposal for unannounced drug tests to the German taskforce that was set up after flight 9525 crashed in French Alps on March 24.

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