REPORT Lufthansa group confirmed that 18,000 flights had been flown empty to keep airport slots

Brussels Airlines has operated 3,000 flights without passengers this winter to avoid losing take-off and landing slots. The airline’s parent company, Lufthansa Group, confirmed that 18,000 flights had been flown empty, including 3,000 Brussels Airlines services, according to a report in The Bulletin. EU rules require that airlines operate a certain percentage of scheduled flights to keep … Continue reading REPORT Lufthansa group confirmed that 18,000 flights had been flown empty to keep airport slots