Monthly Archives: July 2012

Indon MOT yet to give approval for acquisition of Batavia Air by AirAsia

Tony Fernandes & Mr Yudiwan Tansai, President of Batavia Air, Indonesia after the signing ceremony for the sale of Batavia Air, Indonesia

Indonesian Govt Says It Has Not Yet Approved AirAsia’s Acquisition of Batavia Air
July 27, 2012

Asia’s largest low-cost carrier, AirAsia Bhd, this week announced plans to acquire Indonesia’s Batavia Air to expand in Southeast Asia’s biggest economy. (Reuters Photo/Beawiharta) Continue reading


MAHB should ignore “Low Cost Mentality”!

YB Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz, the chairman of AirAsia X Sdn Bhd. By the way, has AirAsiaX/AirAsia refunded all the airport taxes collected from the un-traveled passengers totalling more than RM6 million?

“Timeliness and a concrete black and white commitment on fixed airport charges in the new low-cost carrier terminal is needed to cool down the ongoing tension between AirAsia Chief Tan Sri Tony Fernandes and Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB), says Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz. Continue reading

AirAsia shouldn’t delay to terminate all its agreements with MAS

It is only fair that AAX should also return its Sydney route to MAS. Pic: 4th from left, YB Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz, the chairman of AAX Sdn Bhd

“Low-cost carrier AirAsia Bhd wants to opt out of all joint-venture agreements with national carrier Malaysia Airlines (MAS), a source says. AirAsia decided at a board meeting last week that it would seek to terminate its agreements with MAS soon, according to the source, in HERE. Continue reading

“3 Pesawat AirAsia Ditahan Bea & Cukai Bandara Soekarno-Hatta, Penumpang Mengamuk”

JAKARTA 21-7-2012–Tiga pesawat Indonesia AirAsia digrounded atau dilarang terbang sejak Jumat malam hingga kini, yang menyebabkan penumpukan penumpang di Terminal 3 Bandara Soekarno-Hatta. Continue reading


MINDEF has extended MAS contract for MALCON-UNIFIL from 2012 to 2014. Isn’t it strange that suddenly in July 2012 AirAsia X Sdn Bhd was the chartered carrier for MALCON soldiers?

MAS was the only chartered carrier for MALCON flights from 2006 until it was “hijacked” recently!

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