Articles tagged “malaysia airlines”

Malaysia Airlines CEO Quits to Return to Ryanair

Malaysia Airlines CEO Quits to Return to Ryanair

Associated Press

Ryanair was obviously on the lookout for a safe pair of hands to help it though a difficult time. Bellew's decision looks like it will be a big loss for Malaysia Airlines and will mean it has to hunt for its third CEO in as many years.

2 months ago

Malaysia Flight MH370 Search Still an Option for Private Company That Would Take the Risk

Malaysia Flight MH370 Search Still an Option for Private Company That Would Take the Risk

Rod McGuirk, Associated Press

The families and the rest of us, deserve an answer to what happened to Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. If a private company can get the job done and the fee isn't exhorbitant then the Malaysia government should get on board.

4 months ago

Malaysia Air Mulls New Aircraft Orders to Refresh a Tattered Brand

Malaysia Air Mulls New Aircraft Orders to Refresh a Tattered Brand

Christopher Jasper, Bloomberg

Malaysia Airlines is mulling its options, including purchasing A330neos or Boeing 787 Dreamliners, or choosing to operate used aircraft, as the airline shows signs of recovering from its twin disasters of 2014.

6 months ago

Malaysia Airlines Focuses on Fuel Costs as Brand Recovers

Malaysia Airlines Focuses on Fuel Costs as Brand Recovers

Chong Pooi Koon, Bloomberg

Malaysia Airlines will gain if oil prices rise to $70 a barrel as forecast, thanks to price-hedging contracts it has bought. Those gains could help the company return to consistent profitability in 2018, after years of trouble.

10 months ago

Malaysia Air Starting to See Results From Post-Tragedies Turnaround Strategy

Malaysia Air Starting to See Results From Post-Tragedies Turnaround Strategy

Kelvin Chan, Associated Press

In a way, it's unsurprising that turning around Malaysia Airlines has taken such a long time, given that its struggles pre-date the twin tragedies. The scale of the task proved too much for previous chief executive Cristoph Mueller, but it looks like his successor is beginning to reap the benefits of his restructuring.

11 months ago

Experts Try New Type of Analysis to Redefine Malaysia Airlines Flight Search Zone

Experts Try New Type of Analysis to Redefine Malaysia Airlines Flight Search Zone

Rod Mcguirk, Associated Press

Experts are already plotting the next search area for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 but as the 3-year anniversary of when the flight went missing approaches, it isn't clear that there is the will to come up with additional funding for the search. We hope that the countries involved do keep the search going to resolve what happened to the doomed jet.

1 year ago

Malaysia Airlines Hires Third CEO in Two Years as Turnaround Bid Continues

Malaysia Airlines Hires Third CEO in Two Years as Turnaround Bid Continues

Associated Press

The struggling airline is once again earning a profit, but has yet to find a long-term solution to its senior management woes.

1 year ago

Malaysia Airlines CEO Announces Departure Less Than One Year In

Malaysia Airlines CEO Announces Departure Less Than One Year In

Associated Press

Mueller had made solid gains in his short time at the airline. Malaysia Air would do well to find someone just like him.

2 years ago

Embattled Malaysia Airlines Sees First Monthly Profit in Years

Embattled Malaysia Airlines Sees First Monthly Profit in Years

Eileen Ng, Associated Press

Multiple tragedies and poor management have meant tough times for Malaysia Airlines these past few years, but it looks like the national carrier may be able to turn itself around by 2018.

2 years ago

2 Years After MH 370 Disappearance, Malaysia Airlines Is Finding Its Way

2 Years After MH 370 Disappearance, Malaysia Airlines Is Finding Its Way

Kelvin Chan and Eileen Ng, Associated Press

After a double tragedy Malaysia Air couldn't take half measures to save itself. It appears that it didn't.

2 years ago

Skyscanner’s First Venture Funding Since 2007 Came After Priceline Took A Look

Skyscanner’s First Venture Funding Since 2007 Came After Priceline Took A Look

Dennis Schaal, Skift

With Skyscanner's new funding and ample cash, the company sees itself as an acquirer over the next few months. Skyscanner believes a few modest acquisitions, increased marketing, and continued organic growth should do the trick. There won't be any quick, easy answers as this looks like a strategy for the long haul.

2 years ago

Skyscanner Raises $192 Million in Funding at $1.6 Billion Valuation

Skyscanner Raises $192 Million in Funding at $1.6 Billion Valuation

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Skyscanner has more or less been a bootstrapper in metasearch, growing mostly organically and profitably for the last seven years. But its challenge has been how to get to the next level. It's unclear how much of a difference this latest funding round will make since a chunk of it will be used as a payout to existing investors.

2 years ago