Virgin stirs new Qantas headwinds

There are two main reasons why Virgin's restructuring is angering Qantas, but there's little Qantas can do to either hold back or emulate Borghetti's revamp.

Despite Qantas’ protestations Virgin Australia is pushing ahead with its planned restructuring and the separation of its domestic and international operations via a new corporate structure.

As is the case with all airlines with international operations, Virgin has a 49 per cent cap on foreign ownership of its shares to protect the bilateral rights it has been granted after government-to-government negotiations.


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