Govt receives briefing from SIA
19 June 2001 Media Statement
Govt receives briefing from
Economic Development Minister Jim Anderton, Finance
Minister Michael Cullen and Transport Minister Mark Gosche
received a briefing this afternoon from Singapore Airlines
Chief Executive, Dr Cheong Choong Kong on the Air New
Zealand Board meeting today.
The Government is now
awaiting a formal written proposal from Air New
"It would be unhelpful to make any further
comment," the three ministers said.
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