Lufthansa to discontinue Germanwings in sweeping restructuring


FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Lufthansa (LHAG.DE) said it will close down its Germanwings low-cost airline as part of a broader overhaul which includes cutting capacity across the group, warning it could take years for the industry to recover from the coronavirus crisis.

FILE PHOTO: An Airbus A319 aircraft of German airline Germanwings is pictured at Cologne-Bonn airport, Dec. 30, 2019. REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen/File Photo

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