Oneworld CEO Rob Gurney (left), pictured with Royal Air Maroc CEO Abdelhamid Addou (centre), and Qantas CEO Alan Joyce (right) at the announcement of Royal Air Maroc as the newest member of the alliance in New York last week. Photo: Handout

Oneworld confirms it has sounded out China Southern Airlines to join the alliance, potentially giving Cathay Pacific regional competition

  • Rob Gurney, CEO of the air carrier’s alliance, tells the Post it has spoken to the mainland Chinese airline, but formal talks have yet to take place
  • China Southern would provide the alliance with greater access to mainland China than Cathay, but the Hong Kong carrier could veto the move, say analysts
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Oneworld CEO Rob Gurney (left), pictured with Royal Air Maroc CEO Abdelhamid Addou (centre), and Qantas CEO Alan Joyce (right) at the announcement of Royal Air Maroc as the newest member of the alliance in New York last week. Photo: Handout
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