Tag Archives: Air Asia

May 13

Covid-19: 396 passengers on two AirAsia KL-Tawau flights told to get tested

A total of 396 passengers who flew on two AirAsia Kuala Lumpur-Tawau flights have been told get tested again for Covid-19 immediately after six passengers tested positive for the disease. The Star reports: Tawau Area 2 health officer Dr Suzalinna Sulaiman urged passengers of AirAsia flight AK5742 on May 1 and AK5740 on May 4 […]

February 16

Jong-nam assassination: Five seconds was all it took to administer poison [VIDEO]

IT took no more than five seconds and one fluid move to kill Kim Jong-nam, the estranged half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, at klia2 on the morning of Feb 13. Jong-nam was standing idle in a small crowd in front of the airport’s self check-in counter when his assailants struck. They had […]

January 27

Indonesian military stops search and recovery for remains of AirAsia QZ8501

Rope snaps in attempt to raise AirAsia fuselage 03:14 Story highlights The military chief orders teams to pull out of the wreckage area “We are really disappointed,” a family member of people on the flight says Indonesia’s search and rescue agency will continue looking for bodies Jakarta, Indonesia (CNN)The Indonesian military said Tuesday that it […]

January 04

Singapore aviation authority says flight QZ8501 approval ‘based on air rights’

So there were air rights given, at least from the Singapore end. Well, come Monday, Indonesian authorities are set to clarify. This will allay fears, especially with regard to insurance claims and payouts. Malaysian Insider reported today that the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) said it had given its approval for the Surabaya-Singapore flight […]

January 03

Flight QZ8501 unauthorised. Will insurance pay?

Free Malaysia Today reports via AFP that the AirAsia plane that crashed last weekend was flying on an unauthorised schedule. Indonesia’s transport ministry said Saturday, adding it had now frozen the airline’s permission to fly the route. This interestingly begs the question if the flight, passengers and plane are covered by insurance? What is also […]

January 02

Was QZ8501 brought down by a microburst?

A microburst or sudden gusts of strong winds could have caused the Indonesia AirAsia flight QZ8501 to crash last Sunday, according to local daily New Straits Times. MyMalayBlogger read from the hard copy of the NST early this morning. No online version is available. So do get your copy of the NST of Friday 2 […]