Lufthansa will retain the Germanwings brand for its new lower-cost venture, which is scheduled to launch next year, and has marked the announcement by pulling out of vast parts of its current European network and transferring flight operations for non-hub traffic from the mainline carrier to the current Germanwings network. A new airline, which combines the old Germanwings operations with the non-hub flights, eventually will operate almost 90 aircraft and cover all point-to-point ...


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