Malaysia Airlines (MAS)

Aviation & Engineering

EU signs accord with Southeast Asian bloc to expand flights

The pact will open up services for carriers including Singapore Airlines.

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Malaysia Airlines parent company says group will 'likely be unable to meet its obligations' in letter

The aviation group was experiencing “an average monthly operating cash burn of US$84 mil" but only had US$88 mil in liquidity.


Covid-19 could be impetus for MAS-AirAsia merger

Recently, Malaysia Airlines (MAS) group chief financial officer Boo Hui Yee told its 13,000 employees that many airlines are now at risk of going bankrupt, and the national flag carrier is no different.

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SIA purists may lament new partnership, Malaysians rooting for MAS to turn around

SINGAPORE (Nov 4): When Singapore Airlines announced an expanded code-sharing agreement with Malaysia Airlines (MAS) on Oct 30, some members of SIA’s KrisFlyer and PPS Club loyalty programmes must have been unhappy.

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Getting Malaysia's aviation reset right

The Malaysian aviation sector faces uncertainty as the government pushes multiple agendas that will shift the ground and sky significantly for the sector. Apart from restructuring industry regulator Mavcom, it is also looking to break the monopoly of MAHB

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Malaysia Airlines' new plan targets 2022 break-even

KUALA LUMPUR (July 15): Malaysia Airlines Bhd’s new long-term business plan (LTBP), which is still awaiting approval from the Khazanah Nasional Bhd board of directors, would see the national carrier achieve financial breakeven by 2022 and generate enoug

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More suitors join the fray for Malaysia Airlines

(July 8): Given the pervasive doom and gloom surrounding Malaysia Airlines Bhd, many would presume it would be difficult to find suitors or white knights for the floundering carrier. But the national airline has attracted several investor groups, even as

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SIA-MAS deal: Gain for airlines, less so for consumers

SINGAPORE (July 8): The proposed wider collaboration between the national carriers in Singapore and Malaysia has stirred up considerable attention, as well as speculation that it paves the way to a merger of Singapore Airlines and Malaysia Airlines. The t

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SINGAPORE (July 1): “Presidential Harassment!” – US President Donald Trump’s tweet, following news that former special counsel Robert Mueller will be testifying in public on his investigations into Trump’s alleged dealings with Russia.