KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 11): Singapore Airlines (SIA) Group announced yesterday that about 2,400 SIA staff will be affected by job cuts owing to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.
SINGAPORE (Aug 19): Kuala Lumpur, Ipoh, Penang and Kuching are among the latest cities in Asia approved for transit flights through Singapore, according to Singapore Airlines (SIA).
KUALA LUMPUR (July 10): Khazanah Nasional Bhd is not discounting the possibility of a merger between Malaysia Airlines Bhd and AirAsia group, which consists of two listed entities — AirAsia Group Bhd and AirAsia X Bhd (AAX).
KUALA LUMPUR (May 25): Malaysia Airlines only allows passengers with valid written approval from the Royal Malaysia Police (Polis Diraja Malaysia/PDRM) for interstate travel to check-in at the airport, in line with the nation’s law to curb the Covid-19 pandemic.
Malaysia Airlines to resume limited flights from KL to Sabah, Sarawak this week — Transport Minister
KUALA LUMPUR (April 14): Malaysia Airlines Bhd will resume once-weekly service between Kuala Lumpur and Kuching, Miri and Kota Kinabalu starting this week, says Transport Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 18): Malaysia Airlines Bhd said that its airline will “significantly reduce its overall network” during the nationwide Movement Control Order from now until March 31.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 16): Malaysia Airlines Bhd has warned that travel bans and plummeting demand around the world due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak have put many global airlines at risk of going bankrupt including the loss-making national carrier.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 12): 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.
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 20): The Malaysian authorities did examine the possibility of a criminal plot behind the disappearance of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, said the then prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, but did not make the suspicions public as the plane’s recorders had not been found.
KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 30): Airlines face risks from the coronavirus outbreak similar to those that gripped the industry from another rapidly spreading illness in 2003, according to an S&P Global Ratings.