Air New Zealand and Qantas eventually will forge an equity tie-up, according to outgoing ANZ MD and CEO Ralph Norris. Speaking with ATWOnline, Norris said there "is a good chance that the deal will go through. It makes common sense." Last year the Australian Competition Tribunal, which was able to consider new evidence, overturned the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission's rejection of Qantas's proposed purchase of a 25% stake in ANZ. The NZ High Court, which was not permitted ...

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