If anything, If it does come to worse for Bonza, I suspect the Singapore Consortium of Private Equity and Businessmen behind REX(Jet) may be the 'acquiring party' of Bonza if it fails to get off the ground.I'm not going to make a big thing about the Banzai idea, but I think they do have agreements with airports for cheaper access and there a fair bit of IP I guess. But if there's isn't much there, it won't cost much to take out a possible competitor on the lower end of the market
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Tomorrows function is just to announce the UA/VA partnership using the inaugural SYD-SFO flight to kick off the partnership.Looks like its on for Tuesday, with a competing event ... see here:
From the Australian On line The fierce rivalry between Qantas and Virgin Australia will take on a new flight path on Tuesday as the airlines stage simultaneous media events in Sydney. While Qantas is using the lure of a big frequent flyer announcement to make the news, metres away at Sydney...www.australianfrequentflyer.com.au
Basically a few radio interviews of JH, who is there with a UA marketing manager, plus aTomorrows function is just to announce the UA/VA partnership using the inaugural SYD-SFO flight to kick off the partnership.
The event in BNE is still going ahead at a later date
Possibly announcement of 'enhanced' SIA relationship - head of Velocity commented a few days back that both SIA & Velocity keen to reinstate transfers, 'watch the next few weeks'. Of course, after SIA increases cost of Krisflyer paid flights this week.Its baaaaack
Friday 22nd July.