The prospect of a link-up between AirAsia and Australia's Virgin Blue appears to be gathering momentum, with the world's lowest-cost operator flagging the launch of a joint venture with Blue to establish an "ultra-low-cost" carrier in Australia. Blue has been searching for ways to counter low-cost entrants Jetstar Airways and Tiger Airways as it focuses more on the corporate market. Speaking to News Ltd. in Australia, Toll Holdings, which owns 62% of Virgin Blue, said it has received ...

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