Australia's competition regulator has given final approval to Virgin Australia and Virgin Atlantic to deepen their partnership on flights between Australia and the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland.
American Airlines plans to launch Dallas/Fort Worth-Auckland and Los Angeles-Christchurch nonstop flights in October 2020.
Australia's competition watchdog has given Virgin Australia the go-ahead to establish a deeper partnership with Virgin Atlantic.
This week's feature from the Australian Archives comes from July 2009, when Ellis Taylor wrote about the arrival of Delta Air Lines to these shores.
Virgin Australia is seeking approval deepen its partnership with Virgin Atlantic on flights between Australia and the United Kingdom.
Delta will fly the Sydney-Los Angeles route with retrofitted 777-200LRs from April 5, offering a aligned cabin products with partner Virgin Australia.