Tag: Malaysia

General Electric Expands Footprint in Malaysia with Aviation

Reading Time: 2 minutes GE Chairman & CEO John Flannery reaffirmed the company’s continued commitment to Malaysia with a major US$80 million investment in GE Aviation’s Malaysian engine services facility. GE also announced the establishment of the Global IT Service Desk, located at its headquarters in Kuala Lumpur. GE Aviation’s Malaysian engine services facility will enter into a long-term tenancy agreement with Impeccable […]

AirAsia Remains Confident Despite 60% Drop In Q2 Net Profit

Reading Time: 1 minute Earlier this week shares in AirAsia fell by 1% on the release of disappointing Q2 net returns, with a 60% drop in net profit compared to Q2 2016. This result was mainly due to higher operating costs, predominantly 60% higher staff costs and 82% higher aircraft fuel expenses. Despite this result, the Kuala Lumpur-based Malaysian […]

Malaysia Adapts Russian-Built Jets to Drop US-Made Bombs

Reading Time: 1 minute Malaysia has adapted its Russian-built Sukhoi Su-30 multi-role combat aircraft to drop U.S. laser-guided bombs, with a successful release of a live weapon at the end of last year. A video by the Tentera Udara Diraja Malaysia, or Royal Malaysian Air Force, to celebrate its 59th anniversary showed a brief clip of a Su-30MKM dropping […]

Asia-Pacific Is A Key A380 Market Today And For The Future

Reading Time: 2 minutes The A380 has literally changed the shape of air transportation in Asia-Pacific, and will continue to play an important role as this region’s dynamic passenger traffic develops during the years to come. Asia-Pacific is a major “home” for the A380: almost half of the global customer base for Airbus’ 21st century flagship jetliner is located […]

Malaysia Airlines Suspends Checked Baggage to Europe

Reading Time: 2 minutes Malaysia Airlines abruptly put a temporary suspension on all checked baggage on its flights to Europe, citing strong head winds and safety concerns. In an initial statement issued on Jan. 5, Malaysia Airlines said it was only able to carry hand luggage on services from Kuala Lumpur to Europe. Passengers can still check in luggage, […]