Qantas to remain locked out of Air New Zealand battle

Qantas will likely remain sidelined in the battle for a slice of Air New Zeland even if the latter''s ownership rules are relaxed

There appears to be some speculation Qantas will be able to buy a strategic stake in Air New Zealand ANZ if the latter's share ownership restrictions are relaxed. Those coming up with such talk appear to be forgetting ANZ will very soon fully own Ansett Australia AA, Australia's second carrier, and Qantas' control of its smaller rival would inevitably prove unacceptable to competition authorities.รก

ANZ's ownership of AA does not preclude Qantas from buying...

To continue reading, please login or register for free

Click for more on: qantas | remain | locked | air | zealand | battle

Print Edition

FinanceAsia Print Edition

CONFERENCES

  • 2nd Compliance Summit Southeast Asia

    17 August 2017  |  Singapore
    The 2017 Compliance Summit Southeast Asia will take an in-depth look at the key compliance considerations today with a focus on regulation and new ...