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Thunderstorm as the cause of AirAsia QZ8501 mishap

Thunderstorm as the cause of AirAsia QZ8501 mishap – Indonesia AirAsia flight QZ8501 climbed at least five times its capability before it stalled and plummeted into the Java Sea killing all 162 aboard. Yesterday, Indonesia’s Transport Minister Ignasius Jonan citing radar tapes, told media that, “the A320 suddenly went up at…

Malaysia Airlines 2015 Specials Sale Promotion

Malaysia Airlines 2015 Specials Sale

Malaysia Airlines 2015 Specials Sale is back  this year and is kick starting the year with incredibly low fares as its ‘2015 Specials’ launches at 12 midnight tomorrow. This is the time for avid travelers to plan their travel for the entire year as the airline offers some never-before deals….

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AirAsia Flight QZ 8501 December 31st Update Press Release

  SURABAYA, 31st DECEMBER 2014 – AirAsia Indonesia wishes to update that The National Search and Rescue Agency (BASARNAS) Republic of Indonesia and other relevant authorities continue to search and recover the passengers of QZ 8501 in the Karimata Strait area. Earlier today, Tony Fernandes, Group CEO of AirAsia and…

AirAsia Flight QZ8501 Latest News

AIRASIA INDONESIA FLIGHT QZ8501 Press Release

 AIRASIA INDONESIA FLIGHT QZ8501 AirAsia Indonesia regrets to confirm that flight QZ8501 from Surabaya to Singapore has lost contact with air traffic control at 07:24 (Surabaya LT) this morning. The flight took off from Juanda International Airport in Surabaya at 0535hours. The aircraft was an Airbus A320-200 with the registration…

AirAsia Plane Missing - Flight QZ8501

AirAsia Plane Missing – Flight QZ8501

AirAsia Plane Missing Flight QZ8501 – Shockingly, an AirAsia plane carrying 162 passengers from Surabaya to Singapore goes missing early Sunday morning 28th December as reported. The last communication between the pilot and air traffic control was at 6.13 a.m. (2313 GMT Saturday) when the pilot “asked to avoid clouds…

Jin Air Malaysia Sabah

Jin Air and Tourism Malaysia to draw Korean tourists to Sabah

Jin Air and Tourism Malaysia cooperate to draw Korean tourists to Sabah – Tourism Malaysia, with the cooperation of Jin Air, aims to fly in 15,378 passengers via 86 chartered flights to Sabah in 2015. Budget airline Jin Air is a subsidiary of Korean Air. Tourism Malaysia will also be running…

Dr.Mahathir Angry Upset

Let’s have a ‘white’ PM next, says Dr M over new MAS boss

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today proposed that a “white man” could be the next Malaysian prime minister following the surprise appointment of a German to take over the ailing Malaysia Airlines. In his trademark sarcasm, the former prime minister said since Putrajaya had appointed Christoph Mueller as CEO-designate of the…

Christoph Mueller MAS NewCo

New CEO, leadership team for Malaysia Airlines

Khazanah Nasional recently announced the appointment of Christoph R. Mueller as the new chief executive officer-designate to lead the restructured Malaysia Airlines Systems Berhad (MAS), among new leadership appointments to take effect next year, possibly by early 2015. Khazanah said Mueller will officially be appointed as CEO-designate of MAS New…

AirAsia declared as World’s Leading Low Cost Airline 2014

AirAsia declared as World’s Leading Low Cost Airline 2014

AirAsia declared as ‘World’s Leading Low Cost Airline 2014’ two years in a row – AirAsia claimed the coveted title of ‘World’s Leading Low Cost Airline’ for the second year in a row at the prestigious World Travel Awards 2014 Grand Final Gala Ceremony, which was held in Anguilla yesterday….

AirAsia Free Seats Promo 2015

AirAsia & AirAsia X FREE SEATS 2015

      Yes, it’s back! The AirAsia & AirAsia X FREE SEATS 2015 where you can enjoy great deals with 3 million promo seats available from 10th – 16th November 2014 and for travel from 10 June 2015 – 17 Jan 2016. On the 9th November 2014, AirAsia, the…

AirAsia WiFi Service

AirAsia launches on-board Wi-Fi service

AirAsia launches on-board Wi-Fi service – AirAsia commercially launched its on-board Wi-Fi service today, which is available on selected AirAsia flights. The service, known as roKKi Chats, allows guests to use instant messaging apps while on-board. Each roKKi Chats token will be priced at RM8 for a total of 3MB…

Tony Fernandes wins Brand Builder of the Year Award

Tony Fernandes wins ‘Brand Builder of the Year’ Award 2014

The 2014 World Branding Awards gave special recognition to Tony Fernandes, AirAsia Group CEO, naming him “Brand Builder of the Year” for his outstanding work in building the low cost airline brand. AirAsia was also named “Brand of the Year” in the airline category. The airline was the only regional winner,…

Foreigner as CEO for Malaysia Airlines

Foreigner as CEO for Malaysia Airlines

For the first time in its history, Malaysia Airlines (MAS) will have a foreigner as its chief executive officer, who will be given the mandate to chart the restructuring of the company as well as see through its results over the next five years. In what is seen as a move…

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Malaysia Aviation Industry Hopes 2015 Budget Will Continue Support For Tourism Sector

Industry players in the aviation sector are optimistic the government would continue growing the tourism industry as it would have a positive spillover effect on the airline business. HLIB Research Analyst Daniel Wong said the 2015 Budget, slated to be announced on Oct 10, would likely focus more on the…

Malaysia Airlines to form new company by year-end

MAS to form new company by year-end, axe 30% of workforce

MAS to form new company by year-end, axe 30% of workforce Khazanah Nasional today rolled out a 12-point plan to rescue ailing national carrier Malaysia Airlines (MAS) and return it to profitability by 2017, which will involve terminating 6,000 staff, among other measures. The state investment fund’s blueprint for a…