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Malaysia Airlines flight turns back due to autopilot defect

By Sun, Sep 14, 2014 3:40PM UTC Comments Off Pic: AP.

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A Malaysia Airlines flight to Hyderabad, India, has been forced to return to Kuala Lumpur due to an autopilot defect shortly after takeoff....

Rough landing for MAS-AirAsia alliance

By Wed, Mar 21, 2012 1:27PM UTC Comments Off Rough landing for MAS-AirAsia alliance

After seven months since the major shareholders of Malaysia’s national carrier Malaysia Airlines (MAS) and AirAsia announced that it would undertake a share swap, the deal is apparently going through a rough landing. Rumor has it that the deal is scrapped after unions representing MAS employees protested against the share swap agreement that would result...

Cartel concerns remain for AirAsia-MAS share swap deal

By Sat, Aug 13, 2011 12:33PM UTC Comments Off Cartel concerns remain for AirAsia-MAS share swap deal

In the past, like it or not, Malaysia’s national carrier, Malaysia Airlines (MAS), and Asia’s leading low-cost carrier, AirAsia, have often been regarded as rivals. But this may not be the case anymore, as the shareholders of the two flight operators have recently made a pact to do a share swap. The end-result will be...

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