Henttu added that one of the two people in the cockpit could be any member of the crew, including a flight attendant, Yle TV channel informed on Thursday.
EASA is expected to publish the new guidelines for airlines on Friday.
Currently EASA rules prescribe one pilot must be constantly present in the cockpit while a colleague can leave “for physiological needs” or if absence is necessary in the performance of regular duties.
Following the Germanwings plane crash, a number of European airlines quickly introduced the 2-person security rule, stipulating two crew members be in the cockpit at all times starting Friday. The requirement has been in effect in the US for several years.
The Lufthansa low-cost airline Germanwings Airbus A320 passenger jet crashed in a remote area of the French Alps on Tuesday morning, killing all 150 people on board. The plane was heading to Dusseldorf from Barcelona.