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.
Plaza Premium Group has teamed up with Malaysia Airlines in a lucrative new partnership which will see the group become the official lounge partner of the airline for an initial six-month period at London Heathrow Airport.
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 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 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.
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.”
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.
In a bid to serve passenger demands, Malaysia Airlines will be operating flights between Penang, Kota Kinabalu and Kuching from November 18th. The national carrier will be operating this route seasonally to coincide with the peak holiday period until December 2016.
Malaysia Airlines Berhad has struck a deal with Liverpool Football club to become the official Global airline partner. The deal brings together two major international brands: Malaysia Airlines and Liverpool FC, with 18 League titles and five time champions of Europe.
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 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.
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.