Australian Aviation investigates hundreds of complaints from Qantas customers angry over their inability to get refunds or information.
The commission will now look for “early signs of damage” that could “damage a competitor or drive them off route”.
The competition watchdog said it had been “closely scrutinising” the 19.9% share purchase and was focusing on the “competitive dynamics” between the two airlines.
Australia’s four biggest airports increased aeronautical profits by 3.6 per cent in 2018-19, despite sluggish passenger growth and a drop in domestic passengers in Sydney. The findings form part of a new report by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, which revealed the $863.5 million operating profit was driven by the east coast airports of
The federal government has accepted Productivity Commission's finding there is little need for change in the way Australia's airports were regulated.
Australia's competition regulator has approved Virgin Australia's application to deepen its partnership with Virgin Atlantic on Australia-UK/Ireland routes.