Australia Qantas Gets HK Rights to Tackle Virgin

  Australia’s Qantas Airways Ltd was granted provisional capacity rights on Friday to start flights from Sydney to London via Hong Kong a month before rival Virgin Atlantic steps up competition on the same route.The International Air Services Commission said it proposed to grant Qantas capacity to fly seven services a week from Hong Kong to London in a draft determination, but a final decision would not be made until it reviews submissions.
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