Lufthansa to Add Brussels Airline to Eurowings Low Cost Arm

  • Decision postponed by one quarter due to Zaventem bombing
  • Merger could bring Eurowings' fleet to close to 150 aircraft

Deutsche Lufthansa AG plans to buy the remaining shares of Brussels Airlines and fold the Belgian carrier into its Eurowings low-cost unit, adding capacity to better compete with Ryanair Holdings Plc and EasyJet Plc.

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