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Malaysia Airlines' first A350 being moved from the paint shop in Toulouse (Photo: Jujug Spotting)

Malaysia Airlines, AFI KLM E&M Renew Partnership As Airline Weighs Fleet Future

Malaysia Airlines is further extending its longstanding partnership with Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance (AFI KLM E&M) by signing a component support contract for its Boeing 737 fleet. Under its new long-term contract, AFI KLM E&M is to provide component solutions to Malaysia Airlines, including repair and logistics. The component support solutions are carried out through the Component Services Programme (CSP) which is jointly operated by AFI KLM E&M and American aircraft manufacturing, Boeing. The services agreed upon…

Malaysia Airlines to Retire Airbus A380s

The Airbus A380 sure is an aircraft that came late for the era it was launched in. While the Airbus super-jumbo provides more seating capacity than any other commercial aircraft out there, it is also no longer a favorite for airlines given its high operating costs and the availability of…

Malaysia Airlines to Test IATA App For Vaccination Status of…

Malaysia Airlines announced on Thursday (April 29) that it was going to trial the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Travel Pass, a mobile application that allows passengers to verify their Covid-19 test results and vaccination status. The IATA Travel Pass is not required to be downloaded by all passengers unless…

Malaysia Airlines Extends Widebody FHS Contract with Airbus

European aircraft manufacturer Airbus and Malaysia Airlines have signed a five-year extension of its Flight Hour Services Components contract for the carrier's wide-body fleets, which consists of the Airbus A330-300s and the A350-900s. The extension will also include the A330-200Fs operated by the carrier's cargo counterpart, MASKargo. This comes as…

Malaysia Airlines Remains Optimistic Amid Pandemic

Six months into the Coronavirus pandemic, Malaysia Airlines is seeing the light at the end of the tunnel. According to New Straits Times, the carrier is going to add 50% of flight capacity with 150 flights daily by the end of the year. Amhad Luqman Mohd Azmi, the carrier's Chief…

LATAM Launches Codeshare Agreement with Malaysia Airlines

Last September, LATAM made headlines as it announced an almost two-billion-dollar cash injection from Delta which would see joint collaboration between both carriers across The Americas. Although the deal would inevitably see the South American carrier depart the oneworld Alliance and benefit from Delta’s network instead, the airline is looking…

Singapore Airlines and Malaysia Airlines Cooperation Highlights Industry Move Towards…

Building on their current codeshare agreement that includes flights between Singapore and Malaysia, Singapore Airlines and Malaysia Airlines have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that would see stronger cooperation between both carriers, including extending cooperation to each other’s subsidiaries and introduce shared benefits for each other’s frequent flyers. The…

Opinion: The Problem of Aviation in Media

Often times the mainstream media is criticized when it comes to coverage of the aviation industry. More often than not, coverage is incomplete, inaccurate, or sensationalized. The aviation industry is often too complex and time consuming for mainstream media to properly report in their news cycle. However, what can be…

Photos: Malaysia Airlines’ First Airbus A350-900XWB Rolls Out of the…

On Monday evening, the first Airbus A350-900 aircraft set to be delivered to Malaysia Airlines rolled out of the paint shop in Toulouse, France. The airline has a total of  six A350 aircraft on order, all of which are leased from Air Lease Corporation, or ALC, according to the airline.…

MH370: New Discovery Points to Pilot Suicide

March 8th, 2014: a day to remember, a day to mourn, a day to wonder. The day when a 777-200 dropped off the face of the earth, only leaving behind a few pieces of debris that are only thought to be linked to Malaysian Airlines flight 370. The flight was flying…