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Malaysian airline Firefly signs agreement with Sabre

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019 22:05

Sabre Corporation today announced a new content distribution agreement with Firefly, a leading regional carrier in Southeast Asia, and a subsidiary of Malaysia Airlines. As average tourism growth in Southeast ... Read More

Short Haul, Easy Travel & Lifetime Experiences is Nepals message to Malaysia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 18, 2019 05:34

Nepal successfully participated in the latest edition of the MATTA Fair held at Putra World Trade Center (PWTC) in Kuala Lumpur from March 15-17, 2019. The fair was led by ... Read More

Boeing 737 Max not safe? 2 Crashes, 62 airlines in danger?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 10:50

How safe is the brand new Boeing 737 Max 8? This a legitimate question to ask while search and rescue operations are in progress in Ethiopia after today's Ethiopian Airlines crash. Here ... Read More

Oneworld unveils major benefits for customers and airlines

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019 17:30

The CEOs of oneworld member airlines today met in London to unveil a radical transformation of the global alliance as it marks the 20th anniversary of its launch. The moves ... Read More

Airbus delivers 100th A380

editor editor- March 15, 2013 07:02

Malaysia Airlines (MAS) and Airbus together marked a major achievement, with the hand-over of the 100th A380 to MAS at Airbus’ Henri Ziegler Delivery Centre in Toulouse, France. Read More

American and Malaysia Airlines sign new codeshare agreement

editor editor- February 1, 2013 10:25

FORT WORTH, Texas - American Airlines, along with its fellow oneworld® alliance members, today welcomes Kuala Lumpur-based Malaysia Airlines into the oneworld alliance, strengthening the alliance's c Read More

Malaysia Airlines to join oneworld on February 1, 2013

editor editor- October 31, 2012 02:48

Malaysia Airlines will become a full member of the oneworld alliance with effect from February 1, 2013, adding one of commercial aviation’s most frequent award winners to the world’s leading ... Read More

Malaysia Airlines expects 15 percent growth of passenger load from India

editor editor- August 13, 2012 03:38

MUMBAI, India - Malaysia Airlines, the national carrier of Malaysia, expects 15 per cent growth of passenger load from India in 2012. Read More

JAL and Malaysia Airlines begin codeshare partnership in July 2012

editor editor- June 12, 2012 07:53

Japan Airlines (JAL) and Malaysia Airlines (MH) today announced the expansion of their respective networks through a new codeshare agreement between the member and member-elect of the quality airline Read More

A380 added to Malaysia Airlines fleet

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- May 30, 2012 09:31

Malaysia Airlines (MAS) has officially added the A380 to its fleet. Read More

A380 will be flagship aircraft of Malaysia Airlines

editor editor- April 14, 2012 02:14

SUBANG, Indonesia - Malaysia Airlines today revealed the design and specifications of its first new flagship aircraft, the Airbus A380-800, that is on track for entry into service from July ... Read More

Bangkok Airways and Malaysia Airlines begin code share

editor editor- March 30, 2012 08:48

SUBANG - Malaysia Airlines (MH) and Bangkok Airways (PG) have commenced a code share agreement on the Thai carrier’s selected domestic flights and international routes between Thailand and Malaysia, Read More

Qantas ditches plans for ultra-premium Asia airline

editor editor- March 10, 2012 04:53

Qantas has finally ditched ambitious plans to set up a new ultra-premium airline in Asia - the centrepiece of efforts by the chief executive, Alan Joyce, to revive its international ... Read More

Malaysia Airlines announces new A380

editor editor- March 10, 2012 04:13

SUBANG, Malaysia - Malaysia Airlines revealed the design and specifications of its first new flagship aircraft, the Airbus A380-800, that is on track for entry into service from 1 July ... Read More

The yin and the yang between Malaysia Airlines and AirAsia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 20, 2011 13:57

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (eTN) - It is almost half a year since AirAsia took part of the capital of its former arch-rival Malaysia Airlines. Read More

AirAsia announces new board member

editor editor- August 11, 2011 04:09

LONDON, England – The Board of AirAsia Berhad (“The Board”) today announced the appointment of Datuk Mohamed Azman Yahya as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of the company. Read More

Virgin dumps Malaysia Air, woos Singapore Airlines

editor editor- June 29, 2011 06:26

Virgin Australia will seek to end its relationship with Malaysia Airlines (MAS) as it pursues a partnership with aviation powerhouse Singapore Airlines (SIA). Read More

MAS, Southeast Asia’s last giant seduced by an alliance

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 8, 2011 20:01

SINGAPORE (eTN) - Speculations abounded for a long time about alliances for Malaysia Airlines. Read More

Malaysia Airlines to join oneworld alliance

editor editor- June 7, 2011 04:27

SINGAPORE - Malaysia Airlines is to join oneworld®, adding one of aviation's most frequent award winners to the world's leading quality airline alliance. Read More

Malaysia Airlines announces the winners of UAE Bonanza campaign

editor editor- December 3, 2010 02:05

The winners were selected as part of the carrier's "UAE Bonanza" campaign held from Oct 28 to Nov 20. Read More

Malaysia Airlines receives first Boeing 737-800 with Sky Interior

editor editor- November 9, 2010 03:58

SEATTLE - Boeing and Malaysia Airlines last week celebrated the delivery of the airline's first Next-Generation 737 with the new, passenger-inspired Boeing Sky Interior. Read More

Malaysia Airlines to launch service to Riyadh

editor editor- October 11, 2010 07:08

Malaysia Airlines managing director and CEO, Tengku Datuk Azmil Zahruddin, announced that the carrier will launch service to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia beginning December 17. Read More

Sabah rises further in Malaysia tourism thanks to air connections

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 10, 2010 10:15

(eTN) - To firmly establish a destination on the tourism world map today, it is not only a matter of natural or cultural attractions. Air connections are of crucial importance. Read More

Malaysia Airlines introduces Kota Kinabalu as eastern hub

editor editor- August 10, 2010 04:06

KOTA KINABALU, Malaysia - Malaysia Airlines today announced Kota Kinabalu in Sabah as its Eastern hub, leveraging on the strategic location of the city as an ideal gateway to promote ... Read More

Aviation news: Malaysia Airlines signs $680m deal for A330-300 engines

editor editor- July 20, 2010 03:50

KUALA LUMPUR - National carrier Malaysia Airlines has signed a 680 million dollar deal with Pratt & Whitney to provide 34 engines for 17 of its new Airbus aircraft, the ... Read More

Aviation news: Malaysia Airlines inks cooperation pact with Oman Air

editor editor- July 2, 2010 01:00

Malaysia Airlines on Wednesday inked a codeshare and cooperation pact with Oman Air, expanding its network in the Middle East which it hopes will bolster revenue by more than 26 ... Read More

Oneworld abandons the idea of courting Chinese carriers

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 11, 2010 18:18

(eTN) BERLIN - Rebuffed by the choice of China Eastern Airlines to finally choose SkyTeam over oneworld, alliance’s CEO John McCulloch puts a temporary stop at the alliance’s search for ... Read More

Malaysia Airlines flies back into black

editor editor- May 18, 2010 04:50

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Malaysia Airlines posted profit in the first quarter, with increased passengers and compensation from Airbus over delivery delays of its A380 superjumbos helping to offset ris Read More

Malaysia Airlines flights to London and Amsterdam disrupted due to volcanic ash

editor editor- May 17, 2010 10:59

SUBANG (May 17, 2010): Malaysia Airlines flights to London and Amsterdam today were disrupted once again due to the closure of airports affected by fresh Icelandic volcano eruptions. Read More

Say hello at cruising altitude

editor editor- April 23, 2010 09:31

Safely use your mobile phones on planes as Malaysia Airlines partners with Malaysian-based Maxis Communications Berhad and UK-based AeroMobile Limited offering Maxis post-paid customers in-flight mobi Read More

European comeback for Southeast Asian airlines

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 20, 2010 19:49

With European air space reopening progressively, the three major international carriers in Southeast Asia, Singapore Airlines, Thai Airways and Malaysia Airlines are reinstating their flight programs. Read More

100-300M ringgit profit targeted by Malaysia Airlines

editor editor- March 25, 2010 04:27

Malaysia Airlines is targeting a profit of 100 million to 300 million ringgit in 2010, which would mark an improvement in operating terms from 2009, CEO Tengku Azmil Aziz said ... Read More

Tourism Australia partners with Malaysia Airlines to launch Only in Oz Holidays campaign

editor editor- March 10, 2010 06:14

Tourism Australia, in partnership with Malaysia Airlines, announced its upcoming "Only in Oz Holidays" campaign today. Read More

Malaysia Airlines strengthens flights to Paris

editor editor- March 8, 2010 05:08

Malaysia Airlines is adding 2 nonstop daily flights to its existing flight schedule from Kuala Lumpur to Paris, starting March 28, 2010. Read More

MAStraveller.com goes live with Destinasi Bajet

editor editor- March 6, 2010 01:43

Malaysia Airlines launched its online travel portal (www.MAStraveller.com) today by kicking off with an exclusive run of Destinasi Bajet Jom MAS travelogue on the site. Read More

New generation of CEOs bring changes at Southeast Asian airlines

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 23, 2009 08:13

It is a silent but real revolution. For years, airlines in Southeast Asia were considered by politicians in power as a tool to national identity, economic development and…to their own ... Read More