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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, Malaysia's government decided to rescue the flag carrier. Khazanah Nasional Berhad, Malaysia’s sovereign wealth fund, which set up the MAS Recovery Plan (MRP) and owns the carrier. In response to…

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…

Today We Remember: MH 17 and TWA 800

While separated by 18 years, both Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 and Trans World Airlines (TWA) Flight 800 have gone down in history as two of the worst plane incidents in history. Each flight tells a very different tale, but ultimately both flights resulted in no survivors and many questions to…

MH17: Malaysian 777 Lost Over Ukraine

On Thursday, July 17th, Malaysia Airlines flight 17 from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur was lost over the Russia/Ukraine border. The Boeing 777-200, said to registered as 9M-MRD, departed from Amsterdam at 12:30PM CEST and was scheduled to arrive at 5:59AM MYT (per FlightAware) in Kuala Lumpur. The aircraft lost radar…

Malaysia Airlines Loses Track of a 777 After It Departs…

[caption id="attachment_524" align="alignright" width="300"] Photo via Wikimedia Commons[/caption] On Friday (EDT), Asian carrier, Malaysia Airlines, put out a press release regarding a lost Boeing 777-2H6(ER). The airplane was registered as 9M-MRO and is approximately 11.8 years old. Itsfirst flight with Malaysia was on 05/14/2002. Malaysia Airlines flight 370 (#MH370) departed Kuala…