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AirAsia gets to the starting line in quest for China low cost carrier riches

AirAsia gets to the starting line in quest for China low cost carrier riches

AirAsia may have reached page one of a new chapter in the Asia-Pacific low cost carrier Hunger Games

Boeing under financial and airline pressure to ‘fix’ 737 MAX family

Boeing under financial and airline pressure to ‘fix’ 737 MAX family

While Boeing keeps talking about a better MAX or an all new MoM jet, Airbus is keeping quiet and winning the orders for its alternatives

Tigerair takes on rest of Asia with alliance

Tigerair takes on rest of Asia with alliance

A long game by Singapore to engineer a low cost airline boost to its hub and tourism industry has spawned an LCC alliance that will benefit Virgin Australia's Tigerair franchise

Jetstar HK debacle underlines perils of LCC franchising in Asia

Jetstar HK debacle underlines perils of LCC franchising in Asia

After years of sometimes bombastic rhetoric about how Qantas would control its Jetstar franchises in Asia through what would have been puppet managements the prolonged efforts to set up a Jetstar Hong Kong operation have been rejected by its authorities.

Things look grim and brutal for ‘new’ Malaysia Airlines

Things look grim and brutal for ‘new’ Malaysia Airlines

Despite the disasters of MH370 and MH17 and the 537 people killed in them, Australia needs competitive non-stop flights to Malaysia for a whole range of very good reasons.

Malaysia’s airlines continue to offend their victims

Malaysia’s airlines continue to offend their victims

The delays on the part of Malaysia’s two major airline brands in meeting their obligations to the relatives of the dead in the MH370 and MH17 disasters and the constant evasions from AirAsia X in refunding monies owed for flights it failed to operate are continuing to damage their standing in Australia.

AirAsia blames its dead for refund delays

AirAsia blames its dead for refund delays

Opinion As someone who admired and respected Tony Fernandes for what he achieved with the AirAsia, and the separate AirAsia X franchises, I am disgusted by claims by the latter that refunds to its displaced customers  have been adversely affected by the 162 people killed in the crash of a jet flown by the former. […]

AirAsia’s trans Tasman ambitions might be ill timed

AirAsia’s trans Tasman ambitions might be ill timed

After the killing of 162 people in an AirAsia crash and the unhappiness caused by the cancellation of AirAsia X Bali flights the group’s founder Tony Fernandes might do the travelling public the courtesy of being careful in his timing of trans Tasman flight plan announcements.

AirAsia pilots said to have cut off flight computers before crash

AirAsia pilots said to have cut off flight computers before crash

Comprehensive leaks for the same Indonesian officials who are refusing to release the interim AirAsia report reflect very badly on the airline's training and safety culture standards

Much of suppressed AirAsia crash report now revealed

Much of suppressed AirAsia crash report now revealed

Although Indonesian authorities have refused to release their interim report into the 28 December AirAsia disaster the key inclusions other than the black box transcripts and data now appear to have been outlined.