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Rytis Beresnevicius
FAA downgrades Malaysia to Category 2 safety rating

After commencing an audit of the Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia (CAAM) in April 2019, the FAA presented its findings to the Malaysian authorities in July 2019. In the latest developments, Malaysia's IASA rating has been downgraded to Category 2, restricting flight rights to the US of airlines registered in the country....


AeroTime Team
AirAsia X remains loyal to A320neo Family, cuts A330neo options

AirAsia X, the long-haul unit of the AirAsia Group, sings a firm order for 12 A330-900 and 30 A321XLR aircraft. Despite the fact that the A330neo order includes almost three times fewer aircraft than previously announced, AirAsia group remains the biggest customer of both aircraft types. ...


Ruta Burbaite
AirAsia to take over struggling Malaysia Airlines?

Recent reports in the Malaysian news media indicate the ailing national carrier Malaysia Airlines may be put up for sale or possibly taken over by its low-cost competitor, AirAsia, unless the country’s government comes up with a feasible turnaround plan for the airline....


AeroTime Team
AirAsia’s latest headache: online scammers

AirAsia is warning the public not to fall for online scam schemes that use the Malaysian low cost carrier’s brand or involve the company’s CEO Tony Fernandes....


AeroTime Extra
This Is What You Should Do If Your Flight Was Delayed Or Canceled

On August 17, in Paranaque City Xiamen Air Boeing 737-800 slid of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport runway. The accident led to many canceled flights. All 157 passengers and 8 crew members were stuck in the NAIA airport with other travelers....


Ruta Burbaite
AirAsia X in legal battle with Malaysia Airports over $8.8m debt

AirAsia X announced on May 3, 2018, it will file a defense in response to Malaysia Airports Holdings claim that the airline owes it US$8.8 million....


Clement Charpentreau
AirAsia finally sells its leasing company

Confirming what has already been decided in 2016, the low-cost Malaysian airline AirAsia sold its leasing unit at the price of $1.18 billion to several firms owned by U.S.-based BBAM.  ...


Halyna Dashkevich
Air Asia X Berhad, pax up by 23% in Q3 2017

AirAsia X Berhad reported its financial results for the third quarter ended on September 30, 2017....


Zivile Zalagenaite
Volcano eruption disturbs flights in Asia

The volcanic eruption of Mount Agung on Bali Island, Indonesia, has been marked as a red alert by local authorities. Hundreds of flights were cancelled over the weekend, with even more cancellations taking effect on November 27, 2017 as Bali International Airport closed, suspending all routes to the location....


AeroTime Extra
AirAsia Flight Plummeted 11 Metres per Second

An AirAsia flight dropped at an average rate of 700m per minute when a fault in the pressurisation system caused an emergency landing....