BRUSSELS, Belgium (AP) -- Germany's Lufthansa AG airline group says it has bought a 45-percent stake in the holding company that owns Brussels Airlines.
Lufthansa says it paid 65 million euros ($91.4 million) for the stake in SN Airholding.
The deal gives Lufthansa the option to take over all of Brussels Airlines in 2011 for a price not exceeding 250 million euros ($351.6 million).
The companies announced the deal Monday.
(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Questions may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please provide detailed information.