20 Oct '11, 10am

Singapore approval for tie-up between SIA, Virgin Australia

Singapore approval for tie-up between SIA, Virgin Australia

A week after Australia's competition watchdog gave in-principle approval for a proposed tie-up between Singapore Airlines (SIA) and Virgin Australia, the Singapore equivalent has also said 'yes'. -- ST PHOTO: STEPHANIE YEOW By Karamjit Kaur, Aviation Correspondent A week after Australia's competition watchdog gave in-principle approval for a proposed tie-up between Singapore Airlines (SIA) and Virgin Australia, the Singapore equivalent has also said 'yes'. The Competition Commission of Singapore has approved the relationship, said SIA on Thursday. Both airlines are now waiting for the final nod from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. In June, the airlines announced plans for a partnership that would include a code-sharing agreement, which means the two carriers will sell seats on each other's services. Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered ...

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