The little napoleons in Khazanah love COLLABORATION/CCF so are the babies!
In PART 1 we stopped at the sorry state of Rural Air Service (RAS) and Fly Asian Express Sdn Bhd (now AirAsia X) where six aircraft were grounded due to un-airworthiness and another one was cannibalised for spare parts, and how MAS was left to pickup the pieces thereafter. Continue reading →
Extreme left: Tuan Azhari Dahlan during the first press conference on missing MH 370. After this press conference, he is not seen again in subsequent pc. He was accompanying En Ahmad Jauhari aka AJ CEO of MAS (3rd left) and Director of Commercial of MAS Dr Hugh Dunleavy, who was previously made redundant by West Jet, a low cost airline (4th from left in picture).
This early morning Firefly flight FY 1002 (codeshare with MAS flight MH 9948) bound for Kota Bharu from Penang had to do an air turn back due to faulty landing gear. Thank God, FY 1002 landed in Penang safely. Continue reading →
Updates 2 11:50 pm on 10-3-2014:US Commander William J Mark spokesman for the 7th Fleet has commended Malaysian Government has been professional in the search and rescue operations for the MH 370. Datuk Azharuddin Abdul Rahman, the DCA Chief, has confirmed today that the two passengers that were using stolen passports were not Asian.
Updates @ 3:20 pm on 10-3-2014: DCA Director-General Datuk Azharuddin Abdul Rahman told the Press in Kuala Lumpur today: “Yes, they have found debris but it did not come from the aircraft,”. For full report HERE.
After more than 30 hours without contact with the aircraft, Malaysia Airlines told family members they should “prepare themselves for the worst,” Hugh Dunleavy, the commercial director for the airline, told reporters. Continue reading →
En Ahmad Jauhari making his first announcement at 12 noon on 8-3-2014. 2nd left: Datuk Azharuddin Abdul Rahman, DCA Chief, Dr Hugh Dunleavy, Director of Commercial MAS.
It took MAS 10 hours to hold a press conference to announce that MH 370 was missing. MAS could have easily ascertained the status of MH 370 when it did not arrive in Beijing at 6:30 am 8-3-2014 as scheduled. Further, MH 730 has fuel to fly up to about 8:30 am. By 9:00 am, if not earlier, MAS should have been able to make a public announcement that MH 370 was missing but MAS chose to drag its feet until 12 noon. Continue reading →
MAS with new livery after the Mas -AirAsia share “suap”. The cost of this new livery was part of “cost cutting” to MAS under AJ.
MAS livery before the MAS-AirAsia share ‘suap”. It doesn’t look “profitable” to AJ and his MASTER during the “share suap”.
En Ahmad Jauhari Yahya (AJ), the Group CEO of MAS and his top management have been bragging that MAS has managed to get more passengers to travel on MAS. Of course, the numbers game was the brainchild of AJ and his “Bollywood andHollywood stars“. What is the point of gaining more passengers with no yield recorded except another loss of RM375 for the 3rd quarter of 2013 (July to September). Any person with modicum of intelligence could get the numbers over night if one just to embark on slashing of the fares with no other plans in hand.
The iconic photo of the “Happy Family” of the MAS-AirAsia share swap and the architects of the violation of the Competition Act.
On 8-8-2011 the MAS-AirAsia share swap was inked by Tan Sri Azman Mokhtar, the MD of Khazanah, and Tan Sri Tony Fernandes of AirAsia. The the Advisor of the said share swap was none other than Dato’ Seri Nazir Razak of CIMB. On 6-9-2013 both MAS and AirAsia were fined RM10 million each for “collaborating to integrate some routes in which they had earlier competed”under the said share swap.Part 1 was about the inking of the said MAS -AirAsia share swap with the advice from Datuk Seri Nazir Razak / CIMB and Bain & Co, HERE and Part 2 was the chronology of events after the said share swap before the appointment of AJ as Group CEO of MAS, HERE.Continue reading →