Australian PM says easing Qantas restrictions not unreasonable-media

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PERTH, Australia, Dec 14 (Reuters) - Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has backed calls from embattled Qantas Airways Ltd (QAN.AX) to have restrictions that include limits to foreign ownership eased as the carrier faces a record loss and increased competition, local media said. Abbott said the request from Qantas for a "level playing field" with competitor Virgin Australia Holdings Ltd (VAH.AX), which is not subject to the same restrictions, was not "an unreasonable ...

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