Happy New Year and Success to all Malaysians for 2013

Happy New Year to all Malaysians
Happy New Year to all Malaysians

Today being the last day of the year,  yours truly would like to take this opportunity to thank the readers and contributors of this blog for the support and encouragement to part take in the process of our nation building. Continue reading “Happy New Year and Success to all Malaysians for 2013”

DCA failed to withdraw the AOC of FAX / AirAsia X in 2007 (Part 1)

FAX also known as Fly Asian Express in 2006 to September 2007
FAX also known as Fly Asian Express Sdn Bhd in 2006 to September 2007 during its RAS days
AirAsia X Sdn Bhd, formerly known as FAX/Fly Asian Express Sdn Bhd during the Rural Air Services days in 2006 to August 2007
AirAsia X Sdn Bhd, formerly known as FAX/Fly Asian Express Sdn Bhd

The Air Operator Certificate (AOC) of AirAsia X Sdn Bhd (AAX), formerly known as Fly Asian Express Sdn Bhd (FAX), should have been withdrawn by DCA in year 2007 when it gave up the Rural Air Services (RAS) in Sabah and Sarawak. Continue reading “DCA failed to withdraw the AOC of FAX / AirAsia X in 2007 (Part 1)”

Australian Court fined AirAsia A$200,000 for misleading advertisements

AirAsia advertisement on 17-12-2012 in The Star fro the period from 7 January to 31 March 2013. Indicated by arrow sign.
AirAsia’s advertisement on 17-12-2012 in The Star for the period from 4 January to 31 March 2013.

Thank you YB Datuk Ismail Sabri, the MInister of Trade, Co-operatives and Consumerism, for taking immediate actions to stop AirAsia from putting up more misleading advertisements in The Star. Hence, we saw the sudden change of the AirAsia’s promotional period to 31 March 2013 as could be seen from the above. Continue reading “Australian Court fined AirAsia A$200,000 for misleading advertisements”

AirAsia’s X’mas Big Sale!

AirAsia's advertisement for tickets sale well after 31 March 2013 (see parts marked with arrow)
AirAsia’s ads for tickets sale well after 31 March 2013 (see parts marked with arrow). This advertisement appeared in the Star on 28-11-2012. Is this advertisement misleading?

17-12-2012 @6:30 pm: Yours truly has been informed by YB Datuk Ismail Sabri, Minister of Trade, Co-operatives and Consumerism, that his Ministry has taken the necessary actions to stop AirAsia  from selling of tickets beyond 31 March 2013 as AirAsia’s AOC is only valid until 31 March 2013.

It has been widely reported in the newspapers recently that the Air Operation Certificate (AOC) of AirAsia has been granted by Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) for a six month period until March 31, 2013 due to failure to meet the regulatory requirement as reported in HERE. Normally, OAC is granted to an airline for a two years period. Up to this date, the said press report by the Sun Daily and New Strait Times have not been refuted by the management of AirAsia or denied by Minister of Transport or DCA. Continue reading “AirAsia’s X’mas Big Sale!”