Qantas Airways Ltd - acquisition of 19.9% interest in Alliance Aviation Services Ltd


  • Qantas Airways Limited


  • Alliance Aviation Services Ltd


 Investigation of Qantas' completed acquisition of a 19.9 per cent interest in Alliance Airlines.

Market inquiries

The ACCC has published a Statement of Issues outlining preliminary competition concerns in relation to its investigation of Qantas’ completed acquisition.

The ACCC invites submissions on its Statement of Issues by 21 August 2019. Responses may be emailed to with the title: ‘Submission re: Qantas / Alliance - attention Andrew Mahony / David Wang’.

Alternatively, submissions may be mailed to the Merger Investigations Branch, ACCC, GPO Box 3131, Canberra ACT 2601.

Following 21 August 2019, queries regarding the ACCC's review may be addressed to Andrew Mahony and David Wang at

The ACCC will not provide a provisional decision date for its investigation, as generally we do not publish provisional decision dates when investigating completed acquisitions.

Market inquiries

Document title Date

Statement of issues

Document title Date


07/02/2019ACCC commenced investigation.
04/03/2019Closing date for submissions.
01/08/2019ACCC published a Statement of Issues outlining preliminary competition concerns.
21/08/2019Closing date for submissions from interested parties relating to Statement of Issues.

Project staff

  • Andrew Mahony
  • David Wang

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