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 is investigating Qantas’ acquisition of a 19.9 per cent stake in Alliance Airlines, to assess whether there has been a breach of section 50 of the Competition and Consumer Act. 

The ACCC invites comments on the acquisition. For more details, please refer to the market inquiries letter found further below.

The closing date for submissions is 4 March 2019. Please send submissions (preferably in PDF) to with the title 'Submission re Qantas - Alliance Airlines'.

After the closing date, please address queries to John Rouw / Andrew Mahony via

The ACCC will not provide a provisional decision date for its investigation, as generally we do not publish provisional decision dates when investigating completed acquisitions.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


07/02/2019ACCC commenced investigation.
04/03/2019Closing date for submissions.

Project staff

  • John Rouw
  • Andrew Mahony

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