Virgin Blue 737-800. Photo: By Rob Finlayson. As Air New Zealand and Virgin Blue work to persuade the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission to reverse its draft ruling and approve their proposed transtasman alliance (ATW Daily News, Sept. 23), speculation increased that Blue would join the Star Alliance following CEO John Borghetti’s presence at the Star CEOs' meeting in Queenstown, New Zealand on Monday. "There's a chance for Virgin Blue to look at ...

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