Australia’s Competition Watchdog Denies Virgin-Alliance Partnership

In a major upheaval in the aviation landscape Australia’s competition watchdog has issued a draft determination to deny an extension to a partnership between Virgin Australia and Alliance Aviation Services to jointly bid for Fly-In/Fly-Out resource industry contracts.

The draft determination by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has major ramifications for the proposed acquisition of Alliance by Qantas, which is also up in the air after a negative draft determination in August. 

Virgin and Alliance are seeking an extension to their Charter Alliance Agreement granted in 2017 as it contains provisions which raise issues under the cartel and other restrictive read more ⇒

Source:: AirlineRatings.Com

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