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Australia: Virgin raises concerns with ACCC about Qantas tie-up with Emirates

 |  September 24, 2012

Australia has told the competition watchdog it believes the Qantas-Emirates tie-up does not produce public benefits that outweigh the proposalÂ’s anti-competitive detriment. AustraliaÂ’s second biggest carrier, which is 10 percent owned by Etihad and has its own marketing alliance with the Abu Dhabi-based carrier, said the proposal raised complex issues across many markets including some in which its rivals would have a big combined market share.

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