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Malaysia Airlines alliance stymies Oman Air’s Australia strategy

Oman Air’s plan to codeshare to Australia with Malaysia Airlines (MAS) has been put on hold following the latter’s intention to join the Oneworld alliance from late 2012, as we reported on our Air Transport Intelligence service.The Omani national carrier had been in discussions with MAS to establish a virtual network serving Australia, a spokesman […]

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Malaysia Airlines into oneworld–and out of Virgin as Singapore Air moves in?

Malaysia Airlines Boeing 747-400 departing London Heathrow. Photograph: AirSpace user apgphoto Malaysia Airlines’ announcement today to join the oneworld alliance from late next year has deep implications for Qantas, who is sponsoring Malaysia’s entry, and Virgin Australia. The ramifications for Virgin are more clear-cut, although official word is awaiting. Virgin and Malaysia can be expected […]

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Photo: New slogan on AirAsia X aircraft: ‘Liberate Sydney. End the monopoly’

AirAsia X has no qualms using bloodless prose when it comes to the Malaysian government blocking the carrier’s application to fly to Sydney and other key routes, which the government interprets as a threat to AirAsia X competitor and national carrier Malaysia Airlines. “Minister of Transport says public will welcome having choice between LCC and […]

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