Virgin Group Chairman Richard Branson hinted on Australian radio Sunday that Virgin Blue might terminate all flights to New Zealand following the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s draft ruling rejecting the planned Virgin Blue-Air New Zealand alliance. "If we can't have an arrangement like that, there is a possibility that we would pull off the transtasman," Branson said. Virgin Group is Virgin Blue's largest shareholder. ACCC said Friday that a ...

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