Virgin Australia & Air New Zealand - Authorisations - A91362 & A91363


On 8 March 2013 Virgin Australia and Air New Zealand applied for authorisation to maintain and to continue to give effect to the Australasian Airline Alliance Agreement (Alliance Agreement), an associated Code Share Agreement and related agreements which are contemplated by the Alliance Agreement (together the Alliance).

On 3 September 2013 the ACCC issued a final determination granting conditional authorisation for the Alliance until 31 October 2018. The authorisation commenced on 1 January 2014.

A copy of the ACCC's determination is available by following the links below.

In accordance with the Conditions of the authorisations the ACCC commenced a review on 1 September 2015 to determine whether to require the alliance to increase capacity flown across specific routes between Australia and New Zealand.

On 25 May 2016 the ACCC decided to not require the alliance to increase capcity flown on the relevant routes over the remaining term of the authorisation.


  • Air New Zealand Limited
  • Virgin Australia Airlines (NZ) Ltd
  • Virgin Australia Airlines (SE Asia) Pty Ltd
  • Virgin Australia Airlines Pty Ltd
  • Virgin Australia International Airlines Pty Ltd

Authorisation number(s)

  • A91362
  • A91363


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