Virgin Australia and Skywest Airlines - Authorisations - A91287 & A91288


On 8 December 2011 Virgin Australia and Skywest Airlines applied for authorisation to make, and give effect to, their Corporate Alliance Framework Agreement, Frequent Flyer and Lounge Agreement and Joint Sales Agreement (together the Corporate Alliance) for the provision of commercial passenger airline services to corporate customers. The Corporate Alliance will be limited to offering corporate customers a suite of charter and domestic and international regular public transport air services.

On 25 January the ACCC granted interim authorisation. Interim authorisation will remain in place until the date that the ACCC's final determination comes into effect or until interim authorisation is revoked.

On 10 May 2012 the ACCC issued a determination granting authorisation in respect of the Corporate Alliance for five years until 1 June 2017. A copy of the determination is available by following the links below.


  • Pacific Blue Airlines (Aust) Pty Ltd
  • Pacific Blue Airlines (NZ) Limited
  • Skywest Airlines (Australia) Pty Ltd
  • Velocity Rewards Pty Ltd
  • Virgin Australia Airlines Pty Ltd
  • Virgin Australia International Airlines Pty Ltd

Authorisation number(s)

  • A91287
  • A91288


Document title Date


Submissions - after draft decision