Minister agreed to reauthorisation
The Minister of Transport agreed to reauthorise the alliance between Air New Zealand and Air China for 5 years from 31 March 2021 until 31 March 2026.
Advice sent to the Minister
We provided the Minister advice concerning the application by Air New Zealand and Air China including a detailed analysis.
We received 5 submissions in response to the application.
Submissions open on Air New Zealand – Air China Reauthorisation 2020
Air New Zealand and Air China have lodged an application seeking reauthorisation to continue their Strategic Alliance Agreement (SAA) until March 2026. The Alliance has been in place since 1 September 2015, and is due to expire on 31 March 2021.