Brussels Airlines plans to make a fleet renewal decision next year, CEO Philippe Vander Putten recently told ATWOnline. "The choice to buy Airbus or Boeing is easy. The difficulty is to define what our future fleet requirements will be," he said. "What will our business model be? A lot will depend on how successful our new positioning [from a yield-oriented to a more volume-oriented carrier], will be. There is also the question: Do we pick up again some destinations we [Sabena] used to fly, ...

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