QANTAS: ALLIANCE MERGER WILL NOT DAMAGE COMPETITION

Qantas has reaffirmed its view that its acquisition of Alliance Aviation Services Ltd would not lessen competition in Australia’s highly competitive charter segment as Australia’s competition watchdog raises concerns.

The ACCC has outlined its preliminary competition concerns with Qantas Airways’ proposed acquisition of Alliance Aviation Services Ltd in a statement of issues published today.

ACCC Chair Gina Cass-Gottlieb said that “we are concerned that this proposed acquisition is likely to substantially lessen competition for air transport services to and from regional and remote areas in Queensland and Western Australia for corporate customers.

“This merger would combine two of the top three operators of read more ⇒

Source:: AirlineRatings.Com

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