Description of Conduct

On 27 August 2010 Virgin Blue and Etihad applied for authorisation for an alliance, in relation to air passenger services

On 3 February 2011 the ACCC issued a final determination granting authorisation for a period of five years.

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


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

Authorisation number(s)

  • A91247
  • A91248


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