17 Dec 2010

More flights and cheaper fares if alliance goes ahead

From Morning Report, 7:49 am on 17 December 2010

An aviation analyst says travellers may benefit from more frequent flights across the Tasman if an alliance between two airlines is approved. Australia's competition watchdog has supported a proposed alliance between Air New Zealand and Virgin Blue on the trans-Tasman route, saying it will provide cheaper fares and more frequent flights.