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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 Operating Officer, said there were 300 flights per day before the pandemic and the new plan is according to the coronavirus cases in the country. “However, we are very cautious…

Japan Airlines, Malaysia Airlines On Course to Launch Expanded Partnership

Amidst the continuing global pandemic, Japan Airlines and Malaysia Airlines are eager to overcome the obstacles of the current, revamped airline industry that is filled with uncertainty, major repercussions, temporary travel restrictions and new, transformative policies. Both carriers — which are a part of the Oneworld alliance, the world’s third-largest…

Contenders for MAS Stake Become Public

Malaysia Airlines has taken the next step in selling a stake of the carrier to another company in its quest to return to profitability. The country’s Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad says that five bids have been received in hopes of selling part of the struggling carrier and keep it flying.…

Struggling Malaysia Airlines Receives New Capital Injection

State-owned Malaysia Airlines has received RM300 million ($71 million) of funding from the government. Earlier this year, the government already pumped RM500 million ($119 million) into the airline. In 2014, both the MH370 and MH17 incidents made a profound impact on Malaysia Airlines. As a result of the double tragedy,…

Struggling Malaysia Airlines Receives New Capital Injection

State-owned Malaysia Airlines has received RM300 million ($71 million) of funding from the government. Earlier this year, the government already pumped RM500 million ($119 million) into the airline. In 2014, both the MH370 and MH17 incidents made a profound impact on Malaysia Airlines. As a result of the double tragedy,…

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…

Malaysia Continues Revitalization with New A350 Routes

On Sunday, Malaysia Airlines added new routes to their future Airbus A350 network. According to AirlineRoute, Malaysia will be using their new A350 on flights to Tokyo and Auckland from their hub in Kuala Lumpur. These will mark the second and third regularly scheduled routes for the aircraft with Malaysia.…

AirAsia X Flight Forced to Turn Around Due to Technical…

Passengers on a recent AirAsia X flight from Perth, Australia to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia were in for a surprise on Sunday as the aircraft was forced to return to Perth while shaking like a "washing machine" for two hours, according to passengers. Passengers reported hearing a "huge bang" about two…

Christoph Mueller: The Airline Industry Mogul and Corporate Transformer

In today’s globe-spanning, ultra-competitive aviation markets, airlines are always at risk of going bankrupt, leaving only a shell of what they used to be behind. Some come close to the edge and are forced to rely on talented staff, budget cuts, and numerous other factors to get back to the…

Rayani Air: Closed for Good

The Malaysian government announced late last month that they have revoked Rayani Air's Air Operators Certificate, permanently grounding the airline. Azharuddin Abdul Rahman, the director general of Malaysia's Department of Aviation, stated that the decision to revoke the certificate was due to concerns of the "safety and security of the aviation industry" that…