Friday, March 31, 2006
Virgin Express-SN Brussels merger
SN Brussels and Virgin Express are to merge into one new airliner. The name of the new airline has not been announced yet.
The two airlines were already part of the umbrella organization SN Air Holding. Throughout 2005, both companies have made their networks compatible. They are ready to become one company now.
SN Brussels was founded after the bankruptcy of Sabena. The airline provides flights throughout Europe and Africa.
Virgin Express has its principal seat in Brussels National airport. The budget airline offers cheap flights to destinations all over Europe.
The new airliner will aim at the target markets of both Virgin and SN. It will continue to offer budget friendly flights with no extras as well as full service flights.
The personnel of both airliners is to be informed on the matter this morning and a news conference is scheduled later today.