Malaysia

PIA Boeing 777 impounded in Malaysia over lease dispute

As it was about to take off for Islamabad, a Boeing 777 of Pakistan International Airlines was seized by Malaysian authorities over a dispute with lessor AerCap...


Malaysia Airlines CEO warns: operator’s survival in doubt

Malaysia Aviation Group (MAG), the holding company of Malaysia Airlines, announced that the group would have “no choice” but to shut down operations if lessors chose not to back the airline’s restructuring plan. The company considered closure after its restructuring plan had been rejected by lessors on October 9, 2020....


Malaysia Airlines Group reportedly running out of cash

Malaysia Aviation Group (MAG), the parent company of Malaysia Airlines, is running out of cash and likely would be unable to fulfill the obligations to its lessors....


AirAsia announces new subsidiary, expands into MRO

AirAsia announces new subsidiary, expands into MRO

AirAsia Berhad, a Malaysian low-cost carrier, has announced the formation of an engineering service entity Asia Digital Engineering (ADE). The MRO company will be a newly formed and wholly-owned subsidiary of AirAsia....


AirAsia posts a US$187 million loss for the Q1 2020

Malaysia’s budget carrier AirAsia Group Bhd on June 6 reported a first-quarter loss amounting to 803.3 ringgit (US$187 million). In contrast, last year during the same period, AirAsia recorded a profi...


Malaysian Ministry denies new MH370 search attempt

The Malaysian Ministry of Transport has denied agreeing to a new search mission for the missing wreckage of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370. There have been two official search missions to find the airplane, missing since 2014. The latest effort, carried out by a private company, ended in 2018....


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....


France reopens investigation into MH370 amid claims of cover-up

The July 30, 2018, report into the disappearance of Flight MH370 proved investigations have failed to find any explanation as to why it went missing....


Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport eyeing Malaysian airlines

The Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (ISG), operated and owned by Malaysia Airports Holdings, is expecting in the future to receive flights from Malaysian airlines....