Australian regulators intend to reject an application by Qantas to renew and extend its codeshare partnership with New Guinea’s largest carrier Air Niugini. The Australian International Air Services Commission (IASC) said that service changes by Qantas in the Australia-New Guinea market have had the effect of shifting more market share to Qantas. The airlines’ proposed codeshare renewal would reduce competition and increase barriers to entry, and could result in other carriers ...

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