4-Jan-2010 11:29 AM

Qantas and AirAsia to announce details of strategic partnership on 06-Jan-2010

AirAsia and Qantas plan to hold a media conference on 06-Jan-2010 to announce the details of their strategic agreement between Jetstar and the Malaysian LCC, discussing how the two plan to work “innovatively together” to improve cost efficiencies (The Sunday Times, 02-Jan-2010). The two carriers reportedly plan to work together to obtain better pricing for aircraft and parts purchases, and the agreement may also include maintenance services.