Tag Archives: Malaysia Airlines

June 01

MH128: What happened last night

What was supposed to have been a routine Malaysia Airlines flight from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday night was disrupted in dramatic fashion mid-air, after an unruly passenger attempted to enter the cockpit.  The Star reports: The aircraft, which departed Melbourne’s Tullamarine Airport at 11.11pm local time and was originally scheduled to land at 5.28am Malaysian time, was forced […]

June 01

Disruptive passenger on flight MH128 ‘overpowered’ by passengers

Air traffic control audio from Malaysia Airlines Flight MH128 has been posted online, revealing further details of the incident involving a disruptive passenger. According to a Sydney Morning Herald report, a male voice can be heard saying: “We have a passenger trying to enter the cockpit”. The Kuala Lumpur-bound flight from Melbourne was diverted back to […]

January 28

‘Malaysia Airlines ruined our CNY’ claim by blogger goes viral

A blog post penned by a disgruntled Malaysia Airlines (MAS) passenger has gone viral on social media. Other Malaysians have chipped in with their accounts of unpleasant experiences with the national carrier. The blogger, Audrey, claimed she was “screwed over” by MAS when she, her husband and their two children were not allowed to board […]

August 08

Malaysia Airlines appoints new chief commercial officer

Malaysia Airlines said today that it has appointed Arved von zur Muehlen as the new chief commercial officer effective from Sept 5. Muehlen will take over from the current CCO, Paul Simmons, who will be leaving in mid-September, the airline said in a statement. Prior to his appointment, Muehlen was the senior vice-president of commercial […]

June 08

Raids in Germany, Switzerland in MH17 probe

German and Swiss authorities have carried out raids seizing documents after learning a German private detective had investigated the MH17 air disaster, Dutch officials and media said today. Among the objects seized during last week’s raids were “apparently explosive papers” which Dutch investigators hope may narrow down the search for those behind the 2014 tragedy, […]

June 05

Passengers, crew injured due to turbulence on MAS flight

Severe turbulence during a Malaysia Airlines (MAS) flight from London to Kuala Lumpur caused around 34 people to be injured. According to a statement by MAS, MH1 encountered turbulence over the Bay of Bengal during its flight from Heathrow on Sunday. “During the flight, the passenger seatbelt light was turned on due to air turbulence,” […]

May 26

More debris found with possible MH370 link: Australia

Three new pieces of debris have been found in Mauritius and in Mozambique that could be linked to missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, Australia’s transport minister said Thursday.   The fate of the passenger jet, which is presumed to have crashed at sea after disappearing en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing with 239 passengers […]

April 05

Malaysia Airlines recommissions B747-400 aircraft

Malaysia Airlines today announced the re-commissioning of its B747-400 aircraft, inspired by the airline’s original livery. The retro livery, on the super jumbo of its time, reflects the airline’s long and illustrious history as the national carrier, Malaysia Airlines said. “The newly liveried aircraft, bringing the spirit of Malaysia Airlines’ proud history to local communities, […]

March 29

Bad weather and dead passenger delay MH002

Passengers on board Malaysian Airlines flight MH002 from KL International Airport (KLIA) to Heathrow in London were stuck in the plane for five hours while it sat on the tarmac in Manchester. They had to remain in the plane when it arrived at Manchester Airport because of medical emergency due to a death of a […]

January 18

Malaysia Airlines offers travel bargains galore

With eight long weekends to look forward to in 2016, the Malaysia Airlines’ Travel Fair (MATF) is set to excite avid travelers with incredible deals from Monday until 26 January 2016 across its domestic and international routes. Malaysia Airlines said these promotions are valid for travel from 16 January until 31 May 2016. As part […]

January 05

Malaysia Airlines: No more check-in luggage on all Europe flights from tonight, cites safety

Malaysia Airlines imposed a temporary limitation on check-in baggage on its routes to Europe, citing safety and a need to conserve fuel due to ‘unseasonably strong head winds’. — File pic KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 5 — Malaysia Airlines Bhd (MAB) has imposed a temporary limitation on check-in baggage on its routes to Europe starting from […]

August 08

Debris supports conclusion MH370 crashed into Indian Ocean

International experts have confirmed that the flaperon found on the French Reunion Island is from Flight MH370 – supporting an earlier conclusion that the Malaysia Airlines plane crashed into the Indian Ocean almost 17 months ago. Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said today that the experts gathered in the French city of Toulouse “have conclusively […]

July 31

Number on Reunion Island debris corresponds to Boeing 777 component

Saint-Denis, Reunion Island (CNN):  Boeing investigators are confident that debris found on a remote island in the Indian Ocean comes from a 777 aircraft, according to a source close to the investigation. An international team of aviation experts is trying to determine if that airplane part comes from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, a Boeing 777 […]

June 01

Malaysia Airlines staff have 12 days to decide on job offer, says new CEO

New Malaysia Airlines CEO Christoph Mueller says today the airline’s first transaction is to offer 14,000 jobs. Malaysia Airlines (MAS) employees will be given 12 days to decide whether they want to join the new company, said the national carrier’s new CEO Christoph Mueller today. “June 1 is (when) new Malaysian Airlines starts trading. Its […]

May 26

Future of Malaysia Airlines staff draws attention of elected reps

The welfare of Malaysia Airlines (MAS) workers, who were reported to be facing retrenchment, received the attention of Members of Parliament who want their interests be prioritised. Johari Abdul Ghani (BN-Titiwangsa) said the workers involved must be assisted as they have families and debt commitments which must be settled. “The fasting month is also close, […]

April 14

Malaysia ‘deliberately lied’ about MH370

The “elephant in the room” on the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, according to an Australian website, is that “Malaysia lied from the beginning about what it knows on the missing flight”. MH370 was on a routine Kuala Lumpur-Beijing flight on March 8 last year when it went missing while over the Gulf of Siam. […]

January 26

Malaysia Airlines website hacked

Malaysia Airlines’ website has been hacked by a group calling itself the Cyber Caliphate. The group appears to align itself with with the Islamic State (also known as Islamic State of Iraq and Syria). A KiniBiz report says – Its homepage opened up to a full screen picture from the hackers. It showed a Malaysia […]