Air New Zealand will not reapply for regulatory approval for an equity alliance with Qantas. Speaking to ATWOnline in Kyoto at the Star Alliance AGM, ANZ CEO Ralph Norris said the airline is looking at some "cooperation with Qantas" but an equity alliance is off the agenda. The carriers fought a two-year battle with regulators for Qantas to take a 25% stake in ANZ in a far-reaching alliance. Both applications initially were rejected last year but an appeal to the Australian Competition ...

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