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COVID-19: MAS tells staff to take three months unpaid leave

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Airlines Bhd (MAS) is the latest airline to ask its 13,000 employees to take voluntary unpaid leave as the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) takes a heavy toll on airlines’ bottom line. According to documents seen by theedgemarkets.com,

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Khazanah, govt to further review proposals for Malaysia Airlines

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s sovereign wealth fund Khazanah Nasional Bhd says it will continue to work closely with the government and Malaysia Airlines to further review the proposals and finalise a decision on the appropriate strategic option moving forward. Managing director Shahril

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Malaysia Airlines: Business class rates discounted by 40%

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Airlines is offering a discount of up to 40% on Business Class fares for both domestic and international destinations. The special promotion starts from today and ends on March 2, for immediate travels up to Jan 31,

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Transport Ministry: No decision to launch new search for MH370

The Transport Ministry has not made any decision to launch a new search mission for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 as there has not been any new credible evidence to initiate such a process. In addressing news report stating

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Malaysia Airlines offers more destinations in codeshare deal with Qatar Airways

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Airlines is offering more seamless one-stop connectivity between Kuala Lumpur to several major cities in Europe through the expansion of its codeshare agreement with Qatar Airways, a partner airline in the oneworld alliance. All codeshare services will

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Malaysia Airlines will avoid ‘conflict airspace’ of Iran

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Airlines will avoid the conflict airspace of Iran, following the recent military tensions in the region. In a statement issued to Bernama today, Malaysia Airlines said that it does not fly over the airspace of Iraq on

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Malaysia Airlines, Japan Airlines granted approvals for joint business agreement

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Airlines and Japan Airlines are set to launch a joint business structure in 2020 following the concurrent decisions from the Malaysian Aviation Commission (Mavcom) to grant an individual exemption and Japan`s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism

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FAA downgrade may affect Malaysia Airlines’ codeshare deals

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian carriers, including Malaysia Airlines, will have their operations and codeshares to and from the United States (US) limited to the existing levels following the US Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) downgrade of the Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia’s

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Azmin: Khazanah Nasional will remain MAB main shareholder

KUALA LUMPUR: Khazanah Nasional Bhd will remain as an influential and important shareholder under a new structure of Malaysia Airlines Bhd (MAB), said Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali. He said the government through Khazanah and Malaysia Aviation

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Welfare of gig economy workers, MAS staff get Dewan Rakyat’s attention

KUALA LUMPUR: The question on whether the government is prepared to regulate the gig economy to protect the welfare of workers in the sector is among the issues which will be raised at Dewan Rakyat today. According to Dewan Rakyat

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