June 9th, 2022 5:59 PM 0 COMMENTS

Malaysia Airlines Operates First Passenger Flight Using Sustainable Aviation Fuel on World Environment Day

On June 5, Malaysia Airlines honored World Environment Day by flying its first passenger flight using sustainable aviation fuel. The flight, MH603, was serviced by a Boeing 737-800, registration 9M-MXX, and flew from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL) to Singapore Changi Airport (SIN). It left Kuala Lumpur at 12:32 a.m., landed in Singapore at 13:22 a.m., and returned at 14:58 a.m. The B737 was powered by a mix of conventional... Read More

April 30th, 2022 9:07 PM 0 COMMENTS

Malaysia Airlines Focuses Customer Satisfaction as It Navigates Out of Pandemic

Malaysia Airlines is in a precarious position as a result of the pandemic. The airline has had to deal with some of the most stringent COVID limitations, and has made no bones of the financial hardships that these obstacles have generated. The intense competition in Malaysia is altering, according to the COO, in addition to all the other obstacles it has in recovering from the pandemic. Prior to the pandemic,... Read More

April 11th, 2022 7:43 PM 0 COMMENTS

Malaysia Airlines’ Boeing 737 Took a Dive Due to a Malfunctioning Pitot System

Last week's quick fall of Malaysia Airlines flight MH2664 was attributed to a 'technical fault' caused by a failing pitot-static system, according to Malaysia's civil aviation authorities. When the Boeing 737-800 returned to Kuala Lumpur International Airport, it was in way from Kuala Lumpur to Tawau, Sabah (KUL). The Malaysia Airlines (MAS) plane experienced an abrupt, quick drop while travelling at 30,000 feet, which one passenger characterised as a 10-minute... Read More

February 23rd, 2022 2:11 PM 0 COMMENTS

Qatar Airways, Malaysia Airlines Sign MoU for Leading Asia Pacific Travel

Qatar Airways and Malaysia Airlines have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for leading Asia Pacific Travel by strategic co-operation. The new agreement will further facilitate a strategic cooperation that will see both airlines working closely together across multiple areas of the business to offer an unrivalled and range of value-added services to passengers. With the enhanced partnership, both airlines will leverage each other’s network strengths and provide more access... Read More

February 22nd, 2022 7:49 AM 0 COMMENTS

Malaysia Airlines Joins Arab Air Carriers Organisation

Malaysia Airlines has joined the Arab Air Carriers’ Organisation (AACO), expanding its presence in North Africa and the Middle East. IAG, Turkish Airlines and Pegasus Airlines are the other airlines that are part of the pan-Arabian organisation. Although Malaysia Airlines operated in loss during the COVID-19 pandemic, the airline utilised the time to establish codeshare agreements and partnerships, most notably with Singapore Airlines, British Airways and JAL. The association with... Read More

June 22nd, 2022 10:39 PM 0 COMMENTS

Emirates Airlines Plans to Operate Extra Flights for Hajj Season

Due to the high demand for air travel during the Hajj, Emirates is adding more flights to provide better connection for the large number of pilgrims travelling to Makkah. During the approaching Hajj season, Emirates will run special flights to Jeddah and Medina to transport pilgrims during this auspicious time. From 23 June to 20 July, Emirates will operate 31 extra flights to Jeddah and twice daily flights to Medina... Read More

June 11th, 2022 8:00 PM 0 COMMENTS

European Aviation Industry Struggles With Staff Shortages; Airlines Cancel Hundreds of Flights Ahead of the Peak Summer Season

The aviation industry in Europe is quickly recovering from the effects of the Coronavirus, but, it is experiencing staff shortages, forcing airlines to postpone hundreds of flights ahead of the high summer season. Other airlines, including Deutsche Lufthansa, Air France-KLM, and Ryanair, have indicated that they are experiencing the same issues. Airlines have suffered significant financial losses as a result of job layoffs and government-managed bailouts for certain companies. “We... Read More

April 8th, 2022 9:24 PM 0 COMMENTS

TN Chamber Asks Airlines to Fly Madurai-Kuala Lumpur Flights

The Tamil Nadu Chamber of Commerce and Industry has requested Air India Express and IndiGo Airlines to connect Madurai with Malaysia's capital, after the reopening of the Trichy-Kuala Lumpur service. The city's passenger traffic will be considerably boosted, as well as commercial and industrial growth, according to the report. Madurai, the gateway to the whole south Tamil Nad, is well connected by road and rail for subsequent travels, according to... Read More

February 14th, 2022 7:16 PM 0 COMMENTS

Russian Drills: Airlines Alter Flight Schedules to Limit Exposure to Ukraine Airspace

Airlines flying over Ukrainian airspace are altering their schedules and limiting their exposure to the open waters of the Black Sea due to the Russian naval exercises taking place there. Ukraine’s state air traffic service has issued a directive advising airlines to avoid flying over open waters. However, the airlines continue the flights in and out of the country. European airline Ryanair Holdings Plc has announced that it is reducing... Read More

January 27th, 2022 7:52 PM 0 COMMENTS

New Malaysian Airline SKS Airways Takes to the Skies

Malaysian airline SKS Airways took to the skies for the first time on January 25. The new low-cost Malaysian carrier took short-haul flights to holiday island resorts as domestic traffic resumed following months of suspension due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “As a new set-up, we are nimble, agile and flexible and able to tap into any opportunities that arise. We are positioning ourselves to capitalize on the current pent-up demand... Read More

January 25th, 2022 6:06 PM 0 COMMENTS

Malaysia Aviation Group Introduces Handbags From Recycled Aircraft Materials

Embracing the mission of sustainability, Malaysia Airlines’ parent company has unveiled a range of handbags made from repurposed aircraft materials. The company has partnered with fashion brand Theselina for this purpose. Malaysia Aviation Group and Theselina have used materials from aircraft such as leather seats, life vests, belts, tablecloths, cabin crew uniforms and buckles for making handbags, which are named after IATA codes for destinations within Malaysia Airlines’ network. The... Read More

January 5th, 2022 10:30 PM 0 COMMENTS

Inflight Alcohol Practices Across Global Airlines

Alcohol during a flight trip has been a well-known practice worldwide for ages. Interestingly, there are also airlines that do not serve alcohol on board. Several airlines in the United States temporarily dismissed the practice on domestic flights due to the increasing number of bad passenger behaviours. Airlines from Islamic countries ban inflight alcohol as Islamic culture does not support alcohol consumption. Some of those carriers include Afriqiyah Airways, Kuwait... Read More

September 9th, 2020 1:30 PM 0 COMMENTS

AirAsia Malaysia Strict With Flying Rules Amidst Global Pandemic

16 It makes perfect sense that any airline which will be operating commercial flights today will be much more strict with the safety laws. AirAsia Malaysia is back on the sky again with flying commercial flights. The flights have started from April 29. Now, passengers need to be very careful about how they are going to the airport. Without a face mask, you won’t be allowed to board the plane.... Read More

August 22nd, 2020 9:00 PM 0 COMMENTS

Vistara, Singapore Airlines and Silkair Join Hands Through A Codeshare Agreement

Singapore Airlines (SIA) and SilkAir have inked a codeshare agreement with India’s full-service carrier Vistara to extent services on international routes. Under the agreement, SIA and SilkAir will add nine new codeshare destinations -- Chandigarh, Dibrugarh, Jammu, Leh, Pune, Raipur, Ranchi, Siliguri and Srinagar -- with India on Vistara-operated flights. SIA will add its ‘SQ’ designator code to Vistara’s new international flights. Similarly, Vistara will add its ’UK’ designator code... Read More

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