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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.
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 X’s new Indonesia franchise will make Bali-Melbourne one of its launch routes this Boxing Day, 26 December with five weekly flights using the same 377 seat format already found on its other longer haul A330-300 services.
If things looked bad for the airline game in southern Asia in recent times, martial law in Thailand could make them even worse.
All of the things Qantas was going to do in Malaysia fell in a heap, like its dividends and market share, and share price.
Malaysia media reports that AirAsia has in effect been given six months to correct deficiencies found in a regular safety audit ought not be downplayed as minor issues.