Qantas last week increased its intake of 18 Embraer E190s from Alliance Airlines to 22 as part of a multi-year deal to ramp up its flying activity. The airline plans to deploy this aircraft between Brisbane and Huron and Wellington. Qantas began using Alliance’ Embraer jets since 2021 in domestic routes, the airline owns a 19.9% stake in Alliance Airlines. However, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) also recently vetoed a proposed deal for Qantas to acquire a 100% stake in Alliance Airlines. The airline meanwhile is still evaluating the $64 million offer, reports Financial Review. “We think our
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