Qantas dismissed rumors out of London that it is interested in restarting merger talks with British Airways, stating yesterday that "consolidation is not on the carrier's agenda." The denial from QF CFO Colin Storrie came at an investor conference in Sydney, where the airline recommitted to its 2010 and 2011 capital expenditure program for 42 aircraft worth A$4.4 billion ($4.05 million). Late last year Qantas and BA discussed a merger at length, but the talks were abandoned in December ...

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