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Qantas Airways and Air New Zealand. (Asia/Pacific Report).(seek government approval for alliance)(Brief Article)

Qantas Airways and Air New Zealand are adamant that they will persevere in their bid to gain approval for a A$550 million ($332.7 million) alliance despite competition regulators on both sides of the Tasman firmly rejecting the move last month. While the authorities are still to make a final decision, Qantas and ANZ will have to strengthen substantially a package of concessions offered in an attempt to address the anticomperirive effects of the relationship on the transtasman and New Zealand domestic markets. …

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