(Reuters) - Virgin Australia Holdings Ltd (VAH.AX) said on Wednesday it received a notice from Air New Zealand (AIR.NZ) regarding the termination of the airlines’ strategic alliance.

An Air New Zealand plane takes off from Kingsford Smith International Airport in Sydney, Australia, February 22, 2018. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

The Australian airline said in a statement that it received a notice that Air New Zealand intends to end the alliance, but there would be no immediate changes to Virgin Australia travel bookings between Australia and New Zealand.

Reporting by Aaron Saldanha in Bengaluru

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