Malaysia Airlines News

Malaysia Airlines expands presence in Australia

Malaysia Airlines expands presence in Australia

22 February 2017 Airline News

Malaysia Airlines has reinforced its commitment to the Australian market off the back of a very successful third quarter. The carrier has confirmed the appointment of Donna Jones to the position of sales executive for Western Australia, Michaela Kemp as sales executive South Australia and the Northern Territory, and Melinda Voon as brand and communication manager.

New head of sales for Malaysia Airlines

New head of sales for Malaysia Airlines

6 December 2016 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

10 November 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

3 November 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

2 November 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

28 September 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.