On 10 May 2020, the Minister of Transport agreed to authorise an agreement between British Airways and Qatar Airways until 31 May 2025.

Under the agreement, the two airlines propose to coordinate their air passenger services on 26 routes between Auckland and the UK or Europe, which incorporate the London-Doha trunk route. The proposed arrangement may include coordination of schedules, revenue planning and pricing, sales and marketing activities, and service parameters and standards.

Download the application

View the application to the Minister of Transport here [PDF, 768 KB]

The following submissions were received in response to the application:

 Ministry of Transport advice to the Minister