Lufthansa Group carrier Brussels Airlines will start using slots acquired from leisure carrier Thomas Cook Airlines Belgium (TCAB) from October, after receiving approval from the Belgian Competition Authority (BCA). The deal, which was announced earlier this summer, will see Brussels Airlines will take on TCAB’s 160 pilots and cabin crew, two Airbus A320s and their slot portfolio. TCAB was created in 2002 to serve holiday destinations in the Mediterranean, Canary Islands and Egypt. ...

Subscribe to Access this Entire Article

"Belgium approves Brussels Airlines, Thomas Cook deal" is part of ATW Plus, our online premium membership. Subscribing will provide you access to exclusive news, carefully researched airline financial, fleet and traffic data, plus the option to receive our popular, award-winning print magazine. To learn more, click here. If viewing via ATW Mobile, please login and click "Read web article" to view fully. Questions? ATWPlus@penton.com.

Already registered? Log in here.