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Etihad celebrates Roman connection

Fri 27 May

If launch functions are any guide, Etihad Airways is holding nothing back in its latest achievement – the revival of Italian airline Alitalia.

Virgin founder Sir Richard Branson

‘Considerable’ interest in Air NZ’s Virgin stake: Branson

Fri 27 May 3

Virgin founder says several airlines made approaches over a deal.

Centre for Aviation analyst Blake Moore

Air NZ sale of Virgin stake could be delayed by Australian election

Fri 6 May 1

The Kiwi airline is said to have flagged at an investor presentation day this week that it would like the sales process to be completed by June 30.

Air NZ executives cash in

Fri 6 May

Air New Zealand executives have sold $5 million of their company shares this year even as analysts look forward to a special dividend from the sale of its Virgin Australia stake.


Virgin Australia chief executive John Borghetti

Virgin Australia to post lower profit as fleet reduction costs rise

Tue 3 May

Getting rid of surplus aircraft has cut after-tax profit for the nine months to just over break-even.

Singapore ties Lufthansa link as Virgin beckons

Fri 8 Apr

Singapore Airlines is the favoured buyer of Air New Zealand’s 26% shareholding in Virgin Australia, though the sale doesn’t look as straightforward as this week’s deal that saw Virgin America sell for $US2.6 billion to Alaska Air Group.



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