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  • Malaysia, Singapore further liberalise air services


    <p>Malaysia and Singapore have further liberalised their air services agreement by adding new destinations and...


  • Qatar Airways targets 2012 for switch to GTL kerosene


    Qatar Airways aims to fuel all flights from its Doha hub with a 50% blend of gas-to-liquid (GTL) kerosene from 2012,...


  • Airbus launches alternative fuels tests with A380 GTL demonstration flight


    Airbus took an important step in its evaluation of alternative fuels last week when it flew an A380 test aircraft with...


  • News Listings for Bintulu

  • Malaysia, Singapore further liberalise air services

    News | 20 Oct 2009 02:08 | Leithen Francis

    <p>Malaysia and Singapore have further liberalised their air services agreement by adding new destinations and increasing frequencies on existing routes.</p><p>Singapore's...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Malaysia-Singapore-further-liberalise-air-services-333661/
  • Qatar Airways targets 2012 for switch to GTL kerosene

    News | 12 Oct 2009 18:59 | Max Kingsley-Jones

    Qatar Airways aims to fuel all flights from its Doha hub with a 50% blend of gas-to-liquid (GTL) kerosene from 2012, following its successful first GTL revenue...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Qatar-Airways-targets-2012-for-switch-to-GTL-kerosene-333351/
  • MAS to increase KL-Tawau and KL-Sandakan services

    News | 24 Jul 2009 06:12 | Siva Govindasamy

    <p>Malaysia Airlines plans to double the number of flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tawau and Sandakan to twice daily from 16 September.</p><p>Loads to the East...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/MAS-to-increase-KL-Tawau-and-KL-Sandakan-services-330115/
  • Environment special: Qatar leads way on better kerosene mix

    News | 04 Feb 2008 17:11

    alternative fuels Max Kingsley-Jones London Qatar leads way on better kerosene mix Work is underway by a team that includes Qatar Airways, Airbus,...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Environment-special-Qatar-leads-way-on-better-kerosene-mix-221271/
  • Airbus launches alternative fuels tests with A380 GTL demonstration flight

    News | 01 Feb 2008 17:34 | Aimée Turner

    Airbus took an important step in its evaluation of alternative fuels last week when it flew an A380 test aircraft with one of its engines powered by a synthetic...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airbus-launches-alternative-fuels-tests-with-A380-GTL-demonstration-flight-221261/
  • Malaysian college to train Middle East pilots

    News | 20 Mar 2007 00:00

    <P>Malaysian consultancy Gulf Golden Square Group is establishing a flying school in the east of the country designed to offer an alternative to the US pilot training schools for Middle East-based airlines, writes Leithen Francis. </P><P>Gulf Golden International Flying Academy president and chief executive of Gulf Golden Square Morshidi Abdul Rahman says the school plans to open mid-year with an initial intake of around 72 students. </P><P>Morshidi says when the September 2001 US terrorist attacks occurred, he realised "it would be difficult for a lot of Middle East students to go to the USA, UK and Europe to be trained as pilots because they would have to go through stringent security procedures and would face prejudice". </P><P>Bintulu, a town in east Malaysia's Sarawak province, was chosen as the site because there is plenty of airspace for general aviation. The airport was built two years ago and it has a 2,740m (9,000ft)-long runway. </P><P>Last year the school signed a memoranduhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Malaysian-college-to-train-Middle-East-pilots-212697/