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Monday, October 21, 2019


Kumpulan ejen pelancongan puji kerajaan turunkan caj PSC

Persatuan Ejen Pelancongan dan Pengembaraan Malaysia berkata, tidak adil penumpang membayar RM73 bagi lapangan terbang lain yang tidak dapat menandingi kemudahan di KLIA.

Global airlines slash profit forecast 21% on protectionism fears

Airlines will still turn a profit this year, but there is no easy money to be made says IATA general.

Boeing 737 MAX may not return to service until August

IATA plans to organise a summit with airlines, regulators and Boeing in 5 to 7 weeks to discuss what is needed for the 737 MAX to return to service.

Levy will reduce number of passengers flying out by 835,000 yearly

The International Air Transport Association says the levy will also decrease the aviation sector’s GDP contribution by up to RM1.7 billion and see the loss of 5,300 jobs.

IATA expects global passenger demand up 6% in 2019

The November 2018 international passenger demand increased to 6.6% compared with the same period a year earlier, up from 6.2% in all regions led by carriers in Europe.

Women, look away: Qatar Airways CEO says only men can do...

Moments after becoming chairman of the International Air Transport Association’s board of governors, one of the world’s biggest boys’ clubs, Al Baker did little to suggest things will change.

Global airports face capacity crisis amid passenger boom, IATA says

IATA said that airports and air traffic control systems were not adequately accounting for the annual increase in air passengers.

Jetstar sees changes to flights as Changi airport fees rise

Jetstar sees its fares rising by 15-20% with Singapore airport Changi's move. 

Matta: Hiking up PSC will hit klia’s competitive edge

It says klia2 was built with different facilities to meet a different market segment than KLIA.

Malaysia could lose RM1.5 billion a year, warn aviation bodies

Two international aviation associations say international passenger traffic will drop if Malaysia were to impose new passenger charges to recover the cost of a new border management system.

IATA opposes plan to charge passengers for border security

The trade association for the world’s airlines says the charge could adversely affect Malaysia’s travel industry and impact GDP by RM1.53 billion.

Pilots flying high as airline travel increases

The rising demand for cockpit crew is linked to a wave of retirements of baby boomers and the growth of air traffic, which the International Air Transport Association (IATA) expects to nearly double to 7.8 billion passengers in 2036.

Bellew lauds MAS response time over MH128 incident

Getting a response out within 15 minutes worked well for Malaysia Airlines in mid-air crisis on flight MH128 from Melbourne to KL on May 31, says CEO Peter Bellew.

Major shareholder Nadi cuts stake in Malindo Air

Malindo CEO Chandran Rama Muthy becomes major shareholder following the decision of the local Bumiputera firm to reduce its equity to 5% from 50.99%.

M’sian passport 12th best globally

Malaysian passport holders have visa-free access to 164 out of 218 countries, according to a recent study.