Tag Archives: airport tax

Thump Up To MAVCOM To Protect Travelers On Refund of PSC

In December 2011 AirAsia was campaigning against the increased of PSC by MAHB. What a noble act!

It is an open secret that airlines have forfeited the Passenger Service Charge (PSC) or Airport Tax of no-show passengers and treated the unclaimed Passenger Service Charge or Airport Tax as part its revenue. This is definitely no right under law. Continue reading

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Court Finds: “True or Substantially True” – Part Two (MAHB had imposed more than RM604,236.65 in late payment charges against AirAsia Group)

Now Everyone Can Know The Truth

During the recent concluded defamation trial Ms Vijaya Priya A/P Ananthan, the AirAsia Bhd’s (AirAsia) Government Relation Officer, had testified in the AirAsia’s defamation suit against yours truly  that when MPs submitted questions concerning AirAsia in Parliament, AirAsia will be consulted by the Ministry of Transport and AirAsia will prepare answers for the Ministry to reply in Parliament. Continue reading

Court finds: “Allegations Were True or Substantially True” – Part 1

Now Everyone Can Know The Truth –  On 6 March, 2018, the KL High Court finds that AirAsia has failed to prove its claim and the article complained of in this blog was true or substantially true. The said defamation suit was dismissed with cost of RM50,000.00.

Yb Liow Tiong Lai, the AirAsia friendly Minister of Transport.

On 6 June, 2015, AirAsia Bhd filed a defamation suit against yours truly. The said defamation suit was based on the article that yours truly authored and published on 21 April 2015 in this blog, with the headline “Why Liow & MAHB encouraged AirAsia to owe RM50 million PSC/Airport Tax?” HERE. Continue reading

Why Is MAHB/Govt Allowing AirAsia To Bully Them?

The state of the art Terminal 1 of Kota Kinabalu International Airport. Just compare it with picture of Terminal 2 below.

The state of the art Terminal 1 of Kota Kinabalu International Airport. Just compare it with the picture of Terminal 2 below.

 

The Terminal 1 of Kota Kinabalu International Airport cost the nation RM1.5 billion. It was opened for operations on 19-8-2008 while enhancement and expansion of Terminal 1 was completed in 2011.  Despite these developments, AirAsia had been dictating terms to Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) and/or Government and has refused to move to Terminal 1 as directed. Continue reading

Why Liow & MAHB encouraged AirAsia to owe RM50 million PSC/Airport Tax?

 

YB Datuk Liow Tiong Lai, the MCA Minisiter of Traqnsport

YB Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai, the MCA Minister of Transport. He is encouraging AirAsia to owe PSC/Airport Tax debt of more than RM50 million by not taking the necessary actions.

 

Reliable sources have confirmed that AirAsia owed Passengers Service Charge (PSC) (formerly known as ‘Airport Tax’) of more than RM50 million to Malaysia Airport Holding Bhd (MAHB).

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AirAsia Claimed “Verbal Application” Made For QZ8501

The wreckage of unauthorised AirAsia flight 8501.

The wreckage of the unauthorised AirAsia flight QZ 8501.  162 innocent lives have been killed!

Updates on 14-1-2015: Jakarta Post – I admitted that administrative negligence occurred when requesting the change in flight schedule, as the verbal information failed to reach the ministry,” Sunu Widyatnoko said. Sunu Widyatnoko is the director of AirAsia.  For full Jakarta Post report HERE.   

 

On 13-1-2015 it has been reported in Antara News that AirAsia had finally admitted during the hearing before the Members of the Commission V of the Indonesian House of Representatives that AirAsia was only allowed to fly four days a week on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.  

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“Now Everyone Can Buy AirAsia X shares 10 times above its par value of RM0.15”

The happy "family". Left to right: Datuk Nasir Razak, the CEO of CIMB, Datuk Kamarudin Meranun of AA X, Tan Sri Rafidah chairman of AAX, En Azran Rani of AAX and Tan Sri Tony Fernandez of AAX

The “happy family” laughing all the way to the … . From left: Datuk Seri Nazir Razak, the CEO of CIMB Bank, Datuk Kamarudin Meranun of AA X, Tan Sri Rafidah chairman of AAX, En Azran Osman-Rani of AAX and Tan Sri Tony Fernandes of AAX

At long last AirAsia X Bhd will finally be listed in Bursa Kuala Lumpur very soon. On 10-6-2013 AirAsia X Bhd has made an official announcement of its Initial Public Offering (IPO) of up to 790,123,500 ordinary shares of RM0.15 in the main Board of Bursa Kuala Lumpur (BSKL).  The retail price of the IPO is RM1.45, which is almost 10 times above its par value. Based on its retail price it would appear that AirAsia X Bhd is a rock solid company with big “dreams” otherwise its IPO price would not have been fixed at RM1.45! Continue reading