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    ​Japan Airlines and Malaysia Airlines to launch joint business


    Japan Airlines and Malaysia Airlines expect to launch a joint business partnership on 25 July, through which the two national carriers will co-operate commercially on flights between Malaysia and Japan. JAL says the airlines will “take on new challenges to further enhance convenience between Japan and ...

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    Why airline CEOs should think counter-intuitively during a crisis


    Airline chief executives need to act swiftly during the coronavirus crisis, but should also remember that counter-intuitive actions might lead to better outcomes – particularly when it comes to short-term hits to the balance sheet. Those were among the key messages heard during the FlightGlobal webinar Airline chiefs on ...

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    Malaysia Airlines cutting capacity 7% in first quarter


    Malaysia Airlines is scaling down first-quarter capacity 7.1% amid the coronavirus outbreak, as it halves Chinese operations and makes a double-digit cut to North Asian services. Addressing employees in a video seen by Cirium, Izham Ismail – chief executive of the airline’s parent Malaysia Aviation Group – describes ...

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    Malaysia Airlines inks codeshare pact with LATAM


    Malaysia Airlines has signed a codesharing agreement with LATAM Airlines, extending its reach into South America starting this month. The Malaysian carrier will codeshare on LATAM-operated flights from points in Australia and New Zealand to Santiago, and LATAM will codeshare on Malaysia-operated flights to Kuala Lumpur. ...

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    JAL, Malaysia Airlines clear regulatory hurdle for joint venture


    Oneworld alliance members Japan Airlines and Malaysia Airlines are on track to launch a joint venture, after both carriers received regulatory approval. The Malaysian Aviation Commission has granted individual exemption, while Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism granted antitrust immunity. With the regulatory hurdle cleared, both ...

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    ​MTU wins CFM56 support deal from Malaysia Airlines


    Malaysia Airlines has selected MTU to maintain the CFM International CFM56-7B engines which power a Boeing 737-800 fleet.

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    Khazanah Nasional chief: Malaysia plagued by overcapacity


    Khazanah Nasional s managing director, Shahril Ridza Ridzuan opined that Malaysia faces an overcapacity issue, which is reflected in Malaysia Airlines’ persistent losses.

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    US codeshare flights may be at risk: Malaysia Airlines


    Malaysia Airlines codeshare flights to the United States could be affected by the US Federal Aviation Administration downgrading its safety rating to Category 2

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    Intercepted calls indicate high-level Russian ties in MH17


    Investigators pursuing the criminal prosecution of individuals over the destruction of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 have revealed evidence of close links between high-ranking Russian officials and the leadership of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People s Republic in Ukraine.

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    SIA sees upside in tie-up with Malaysia Airlines


    Singapore Airlines (SIA) sees potential in its commercial tie-up with Malaysia Airlines, having signed a wide-ranging commercial agreement in October.

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    SIA and Malaysia Airlines add revenue-sharing to partnership


    Singapore Airlines and Malaysia Airlines have signed a wide-ranging commercial agreement, which will include revenue sharing and expanded codeshares, building on a memorandum of understanding which was signed in June.

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    Malaysia Airlines narrowed 2018 loss amid headwinds


    Malaysia Airlines reduced its pre-tax loss by 4% to MYR777 million ($185 million) in 2018 as it dealt with intense competition, pilot shortages and volatile fuel and currency movements.

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    British Airways and Malaysia Airlines ink codeshare agreement


    Oneworld carriers Malaysia Airlines and British Airways have signed a codesharing agreement which takes effect today.

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    MH17: Dutch fail to keep key witness out of prisoner swap


    ​Dutch prosecutors had the opportunity to interview a person of interest in the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 missile attack before a prisoner swap between Ukraine and Russia.

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    AirAsia cleared to start five new Asian services


    AirAsia was granted traffic rights by the Malaysian Aviation Commission (MAVCOM) to start five new Asian services from August onwards.

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    Morgan Stanley to advise on Malaysia Airlines options


    Malaysia’s sovereign wealth fund Khazanah has appointed Morgan Stanley to explore strategic options to turn beleaguered flag carrier Malaysia Airlines around, even as it does not rule out being a minority shareholder.

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    Ex-AirAsia chairman eyes Malaysia Airlines turnaround


    A group of five businessmen led by a former AirAsia Group chairman Pahamin Abdul Rajab is said to have met up with Malaysia's prime minister Mahathir Mohamad on 3 July to propose a turnaround plan for Malaysia Airlines through its vehicle Najah Air.

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    SIA and Malaysia Airlines to expand partnership


    Singapore Airlines and Malaysia Airlines have signed a memorandum of understanding to expand their codeshare agreement, among other areas of co-operation.

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    Four suspects to be prosecuted over attack on MH17


    Joint investigators have identified four suspects they intend to prosecute over the destruction of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 five years ago.

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    MAVCOM awards AirAsia new Indonesia traffic rights


    AirAsia was granted new traffic rights into Indonesia by the Malaysian Aviation Commission (MAVCOM), with flights into eastern parts of Indonesia.