Lufthansa confirms it will apply for governments' liquidity help

FRANKFURT, March 13 (Reuters) - German airline group Lufthansa confirmed on Friday it will ask several governments for liquidity aid to counter the effects of the coronavirus crisis.

"Lufthansa will contact the governments of its home markets for liquidity support," a spokesman said.

The group operates several brands, including Swiss International Air Lines and Austrian Airlines. (Reporting by Ilona Wissenbach; writing by Thomas Seythal, editing by Thomas Escritt)