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| Eurowings Long-Haul Flights will be discontinued, Brussels Airlines lives on… | DreamTravelOnPoints
On the Capital Markets Day on June 24, 2019, Lufthansa Investor Relations provided an update on the plans of the airline group. And that includes a turnaround of struggling low-cost subsidiary Eurowings, which will re-focus on short-haul, point-to-point flights with a fleet of Airbus A320 planes only. The planned integration of Brussels Airlines into Eurowings will be stopped and a new turnaround plan for the Belgian airline is in the works. Find out how that will impact your travel plans below! Eurowings was built from multiple airlines Lufthansa Group acquired over the years and had ever-changing objectives. The biggest impact was the take-over of failed airberlin, including long-haul routes an turbo-prop planes. All of that left Eurowings as what I described as a hybrid-carrier, somewhere between a low-cost carrier (LCC) and a full service airline: Eurowings charged extra for luggage or food, but also offered a business class with lie-flat seats and even lounges. They operated point