Lufthansa’s Belgian carrier suspends flights until mid-May


FILE PHOTO: Brussels Airlines planes parked on the tarmac at Zaventem International Airport near Brussels, Belgium, July 27, 2018. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir/File Photo

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Belgium’s Brussels Airlines, a Lufthansa (LHAG.DE) subsidiary, has extended its suspension of flights until at least May 15, it said on Monday.

The Belgian carrier had previously grounded flights until Apr. 19 but said it was extending that by four weeks because of “low to no demand”, owing to travel restrictions aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus.

The company, which has a workforce of 4,200, said it would prolong the temporary

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