The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has reauthorized the commercial cooperation between Etihad Airways and Virgin Australia for a further five years. This final clearance builds on a tentative approval, which the ACCC released for consultation on Oct. 30. It grants the two airlines antitrust authority, covering joint pricing and scheduling between Australia, the Middle East and beyond, although it does not extend to revenue sharing. In its ruling, ACCC said the ...

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