The flight was bound from Hanover, Germany, to Rome when it made an unscheduled stop in Venice.
The two airlines have been longtime partners in the Star Alliance.
French investigators said that the pilot used the autopilot feature to descend the plane and kept adjusting the controls to speed up the plane’s fall.
Body parts from all 150 passengers and crew of the Germanwings plane have been found, but many body parts still have to be identified.
Germanwings Flight 9525 crashed March 24 in the French Alps en route from Barcelona, Spain to Düsseldorf, Germany.
Meanwhile, the second black box was unearthed from the wreckage after nine days of searching. The voice recorder is being examined.
Federal drug information warns that patients receiving lorazepam should not operate dangerous machinery or motor vehicles.
The 27-year-old reportedly told doctors that he was on sick leave when he went to them to seek help for an eye condition.
A website for aviation enthusiasts, FlightRadar24.com, captured data that shows the autopilot was reset to initiate a steep decline.
Senior executives of Lufthansa, Germanwings' parent company, visited the crash site of Flight 9525 in the French Alps on Wednesday.
Over 80 percent of Americans believe airline pilots, bus drivers and train engineers should regularly receive psychological testing.
Air disasters are proving to be an asset for CNN, which had its best weekly audience since January.
The airline has forwarded its email correspondence with the Germanwings Flight 9525 co-pilot to authorities.
The airline will instead broadcast for its employees Germany's memorial service for the victims of Germanwings Flight 9525.
Only one of two black box voice records have been recovered from the crash site, which friends of the pilot said is proof of an official cover-up.
Andreas Lubitz had been treated for suicidal tendencies years before last week’s crash, German prosecutors said Monday.
Experts estimate the total liability for Lufthansa's insurer will come to around $350 million. Lawsuits filed for damages are unlikely to face many challenges in court.
These issues reportedly occurred before he received his pilot’s license in 2013. Since then, "no signs of suicidal tendencies or outward aggression were documented," according to reports.
The locked-out captain of the doomed Flight 9525 was "one of the best pilots we ever had," a former colleague said.
The new rule requires a flight attendant to be present whenever the pilot or co-pilot leaves the cockpit.