The on-again-off-again relationship between Air New Zealand and Qantas is back on, with the carriers announcing yesterday a comprehensive codeshare agreement for their routes across the Tasman Sea. Both airlines will file shortly seeking authorization from the New Zealand Minister of Transport and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. Regulatory approval is expected to take approximately six months. The agreement replaces the more ambitious equity tie-up that ran foul of ...

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