Air New Zealand could pursue a little-known loophole in New Zealand aviation legislation to bypass the competition regulator and establish a codeshare partnership with Qantas on the Tasman. According to the general lawyer for ANZ, John Blair, the New Zealand government has the power to allow the carriers to sell seats on each other's international services under the Civil Aviation Act. However, he said the legislative provision cannot be exercised to extend such an alliance to domestic ...

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