Articles tagged “malaysia airlines”

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Airlines Reroute Flights Over Afghanistan as Kabul Airport Evacuations Continue

Missile attacks on commercial planes in recent years will be front of mind for many airlines. No risks will be taken in light of the escalation of militant activity across the country.

Airlines Reroute Flights Over Afghanistan as Kabul Airport Evacuations Continue

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Data Breach Affects More Than 2 Million Frequent Flyers Across Airline Alliances

It's easy to feel jaded about data breaches given how often they happen. But it will raise eyebrows that hackers obtained data on loyalty flyers of Cathay Pacific, Finnair, Japan Airlines, Lufthansa, Malaysia Airlines, Singapore Airlines, United, and other carriers by exploiting a SITA tech system not used by most of them.

Data Breach Affects More Than 2 Million Frequent Flyers Across Airline Alliances

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U.S. Bans Any New Flights To and From Malaysia

Though the assessment focuses on the civil aviation authority, not individual airlines, this comes at a bad time for Malaysia Airlines, which is seeking new investors, and for AirAsia X if the low-cost, long-haul carrier plans to open new U.S. routes.

U.S. Bans Any New Flights To and From Malaysia

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Japan Airlines Exploring Malaysia Airlines Investment

It sounds like talks are at a very early stage, and given Malaysia Airlines troubled history, we shouldn't necessarily expect a firm bid.

Japan Airlines Exploring Malaysia Airlines Investment

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Morgan Stanley Hired to Review Strategies for Malaysia Airlines

Morgan Stanley has been tasked to come up with strategic options for Malaysia Airlines. It’s a tough job, as the carrier has been behind the competition for years and there are political issues such as laying off staff.

Morgan Stanley Hired to Review Strategies for Malaysia Airlines

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Malaysia Airlines Gets 4 Proposals, Unlikely AirAsia Among the Offers

Observers think AirAsia CEO Tony Fernandes would be the best at turning around Malaysia Airlines. Too bad he has his eyes peeled on transforming his own airline into a technology company.

Malaysia Airlines Gets 4 Proposals, Unlikely AirAsia Among the Offers

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Malaysia Airlines Reaffirms View That the Idea of Flag Carriers Is Dead

The idea of flag carriers in today's world of low-cost carriers and hybrid airlines is as dead as wood. Money-losing Malaysia Airlines, whose fate is being deliberated by its parent Khazanah, reignites and reaffirms that long-held view.

Malaysia Airlines Reaffirms View That the Idea of Flag Carriers Is Dead

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Malaysia Mulls Shutting Down or Selling Its Flag Carrier

Malaysia's new government continues to look at ways to trim its huge deficit. National carrier Malaysia Airlines, which remains weak despite parent Khazanah pouring $1.5 billion to make it profitable, is a prime target.

Malaysia Mulls Shutting Down or Selling Its Flag Carrier

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Is Business Class Heading for an Upgrade?

We know first class is on the way out on routes between the biggest business cities. But do travelers want a better-than-business option at a reasonable price?

Is Business Class Heading for an Upgrade?

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Chairman of Malaysia Airlines Reportedly Plans to Quit

The owner of Malaysia Airlines is sovereign fund Khazanah Nasional, which has been rumored to make it difficult for top bosses to institute needed changes. The country's recently elected prime minister Mahathir Mohamad is the fund's new chairman. It looks like the fund will need to find a new chairman for the airline soon.

Chairman of Malaysia Airlines Reportedly Plans to Quit