Air NZ, Virgin Australia to end seven-year trans-Tasman alliance in October

Paul McBeth
Wed, 04 Apr 2018

By Paul McBeth April 4 (BusinessDesk) - Air New Zealand and Virgin Australia Holdings will end their seven-year trans-Tasman alliance in October when regulatory approval for their shared services ends.  New Zealand's national carrier ended the strategic alliance, giving Virgin notice of its plans to quit the arrangement, the ASX-listed airline said in a statement. Separately, Air NZ chief revenue officer Cam Wallace said it was the right time for each airline to pursue their own goals and they wouldn't seek a renewal of the regulatory app...

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