9-Mar-2012 10:01 AM

Qantas ceases talks with Malaysia Airlines on partnership agreement

Qantas announced (09-Mar-2012) its discussions with Malaysia Airlines on a partnership involving establishing a premium airline will not continue due to the carriers being "unable to reach mutually agreeable commercial terms". Qantas CEO Alan Joyce stated the airline will continue to explore opportunities in Asia such as alliances and joint ventures. [more - original PR]