On 27 January 2009 the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) issued its final decision and a statement announcing that it was rejecting the application from Air Canada and Air New Zealand to enter into a close commercial alliance (see previous post).
Air New Zealand has released a statement NEW reacting to the decision.
Reports on the decision have appeared in:
Flying High NEW weblog for Business Spectator, has been a critic of both the draft and final ACCC decisions in posts dated 25 November 2008 NEW and 28 January 2009 NEW.
RNZAF Orion at Wellington
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