KUALA LUMPUR (July 21): The Malaysian Aviation Commission (Mavcom) expects airfares on domestic routes to return to 2019 levels by November this year as available seating capacity is projected to return to normal, subject to the development of the Covid-19 pandemic, said Transport Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong (pictured).
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.
When the Ministry of Transport (MoT) announced the Cabinet's decision to disband the Malaysian Aviation Commission (Mavcom), it caused an outcry in the investing community.
PETALING JAYA (Nov 5): Air Guilin banned a Chinese pilot from flying after a photo showing a female passenger in the cockpit went viral this week, the BBC reported today.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 22): Khazanah Nasional Bhd has shortlisted four investors to be the strategic partner in Malaysia Airlines Bhd, according to Minister of Economic Affairs Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali.
PETALING JAYA: The new passenger service charges (PSC) announced by Transport Minister Loke Siew Fook last month have yet to be gazetted as required by law, an online article by Free Malaysia Today said yesterday.
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 23): The Malaysian Aviation Commission (Mavcom) said it is in contact with Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) and has instructed the airport operator to inform passengers and airlines on when operations will normalise.
Only flight information display system at klia2 working now, IT glitch still unresolved at both terminals
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 22): Malaysia Airports is in the midst of rectifying a technical issue affecting both terminals of Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA), with the Flight Information Display System (FIDS) now functioning at the airport's low-cost terminal klia2.
KUALA LUMPUR (Dec 11): In response to Malaysia's charge that it selectively published documents relating to its disputed Instrument Landing System procedures for Seletar Airport, Singapore's Ministry of Transport says the correspondence it released was to address media queries whether The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) had consulted its Malaysian counterparts in December last year.
KUALA LUMPUR (Dec 5): A dispute between Malaysia and Singapore civil aviation authorities has claimed turboprop operator FlyFirefly Sdn Bhd as a casualty, which has suspended all its flights to Singapore since Dec 1 and there is no end in sight following the move by Singapore to transfer chartered business jets, private jets and turboprop operations from Changi Airport to Seletar this month, freeing up slots for larger jet aircraft.