Air New Zealand: New Qantas codeshare partnership will benefit onward passengers

4 June, 2018

Air New Zealand CEO Christopher Luxon, speaking at the IATA AGM and World Air Transport Summit, stated (04-Jun-2018) the new codeshare partnership between Air New Zealand and Qantas will benefit the segment of the carrier's passengers that need onward travel in Australia. Mr Luxon also reported that the carrier's codeshare relationship with Virgin Australia was ended as the parties have "quite different interests". The Virgin codeshare partnership is due to end on 27-Oct-2018. The Qantas codeshare partnership commences on 28-Oct-2018.