Malaysia Airlines News

New head of sales for Malaysia Airlines

New head of sales for Malaysia Airlines

4 days ago Airline News

Malaysia Airlines Berhad has revealed the appointment of Yeoh Hock Thye as head of sales. He will take up the role on January 3rd, 2017. MAB chief executive, Peter Bellew said: “On behalf of the management team, I am pleased to welcome Yeoh to the Malaysia Airlines family.”

Malaysia Airlines announces significant China expansion

Malaysia Airlines announces significant China expansion

10th Nov 2016 Airline News Tourism News

Malaysia Airlines has launched rapid expansion into China. Malaysia Airlines’ chief executive Peter Bellew explained: “Malaysia Airlines plans to triple our Chinese business over the next five years. I see potential for direct flights to 20 Chinese cities from Kuala Lumpur, Penang, Kota Kinabalu and Kuching by 2019.”

Malaysia Airlines signs deal with Amadeus

Malaysia Airlines signs deal with Amadeus

Malaysia Airlines has signed a new deal with Amadeus technology that will focus on three strategic areas – transforming the airline’s passenger service operations, developing new revenue streams, and revamping the online shopping experience for travellers. Travellers today want to customise how they travel by picking individual services both à la carte or in a bundle that offers tangible value. They also want relevant offers delivered to them that are sensitive to their preferences.

New operations leadership for Malaysia Airlines

New operations leadership for Malaysia Airlines

3rd Nov 2016 Airline News

Malaysia Aviation Group has announced the appointment of Izham Ismail as the new chief operations officer of Malaysia Airlines Berhad. Izham served a short stint as chief executive of MASwings and is now replaced by Aminuddin Zakaria. In announcing the appointment, group chief executive Peter Bellew said: “On behalf of the board of MAG, I am very pleased to welcome Izham back to MAB.”

MH370: No controlled descent say Australian investigators

MH370: No controlled descent say Australian investigators

2nd Nov 2016 Airline News

Wreckage from the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 suggests the aircraft did not make a controlled descent into the ocean, according to a new report. Various pieces of the Boeing 777 have been washed up along the east coast of Africa in recent months, offering investigators fresh insight into what might have caused the plane to disappear.

Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 downed by Russia-back rebels

Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 downed by Russia-back rebels

28th Sep 2016 Airline News

Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was downed by a Russian-made Buk missile investigators examining the crash said in Amsterdam earlier. The missile was fired from territory controlled by Russian-backed rebels inside Ukraine, with the launcher later taken back to Russia, Dutch investigators confirmed.

Malaysia Airlines sees progress on turnaround plan

Malaysia Airlines sees progress on turnaround plan

13th Sep 2016 Airline News

Malaysia Aviation Group has shown continued progress over quarter two of 2016, as steady progress on a turnaround plan continues. In a seasonally weaker quarter, MAB continued to show steady progress on the turnaround plan costs remained a central focus with the airline delivering ahead of budget.

Bresh to take up sales leadership role with Malaysia Airlines

Bresh to take up sales leadership role with Malaysia Airlines

30th Aug 2016 Airline News

Malaysia Airlines has appointed Steven Bresh as its new head of leisure sales.In this newly created role, Bresh will initially oversee the strategic partnerships with UK tour operators. He brings with him more than 20 years industry experience, and has held senior aviation roles at Kuoni, Tui Travel and Virgin Holidays.

Malaysia Airlines implements self-print baggage tags

Malaysia Airlines implements self-print baggage tags

Malaysia Airlines has announced the implementation of self-print baggage tag for all its domestic and international flights to make the travel experience for customers faster and more efficient. Blurring the line between full-service and low-cost carriers ever further, passengers on Economy Class tickets will need to print the baggage tags at check-in kiosks located around the departure level of Kuala Lumpur International Airport and self-tag their bags before proceeding to the baggage drop counter.

Allan to head Australia sales for Malaysia Airlines

Allan to head Australia sales for Malaysia Airlines

12th Aug 2016 Airline News

Malaysia Airlines has appointed Felicity Allan sales manager of Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia and Northern Territory, effective from Monday. Allan has more than 16 years-experience in sales management and will assist the company to set up a streamlined approach to managing, negotiating and entering into new relationships with a diverse range of partners.