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Airbus comes under criminal probe and A330 NEO order pressures

Airbus comes under criminal probe and A330 NEO order pressures

Airbus warns its people of impending fallout over corruption claims and launch customer for A330NEO says it might take A350s instead

Harsh truths about crash of AirAsia QZ8501 come out

Harsh truths about crash of AirAsia QZ8501 come out

A damning investigation in the slaughter of 162 people on an AirAsia flight in 2014 ought to make travellers very wary of this brand

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 CEO Fernandes: Black box may have been found

AirAsia CEO Fernandes: Black box may have been found

Note The data recorders have been located and efforts to recover them will occur later today This tweet from Tony Fernandes, who turned AirAsia into Asia’s low fare giant, raises hopes of some answers about the circumstances and causes of the crash of flight 8501 between Surabaya and Singapore on 28 December.

Legality of AirAsia crash flight QZ8501 thrown into doubt

Legality of AirAsia crash flight QZ8501 thrown into doubt

AirAsia finds itself in a ‘whole lot of hurt’ tonight as the very legality of the flight that crashed on Sunday killing 162 people is called into doubt by Indonesian authorities.

AirAsia X founder tweets that he’s resuming London flights

AirAsia X founder tweets that he’s resuming London flights

The founder of the AirAsia low cost carrier franchise and its group CEO, Tony Fernandes, has tweeted that he’s keen to start flying to London.

AirAsia’s next hub could be Dubai

AirAsia’s next hub could be Dubai

AirAsia CEO and group founder Tony Fernandes has made a pitch to authorities in Dubai to set up his next franchise at either its major airport, Dubai International, or its future mega airport Al Maktoum at the emerging Dubai World Central trade precinct.

AirAsia X to make Bali a major offshore hub for Australia

AirAsia X to make Bali a major offshore hub for Australia

Bali is not just good for a holiday, but for a low cost longer haul airliner hub, according to AirAsia and AirAsia X founder Tony Fernandes.

Jetstar coming under pincer attack from AirAsia X, Scoot

Jetstar coming under pincer attack from AirAsia X, Scoot

  A stock market disclosure that AirAsia X is bringing forward its Australia expansion plans poses a much sharper attack on the Jetstar franchise in Asia than a mere doubling of capacity to Sydney and Melbourne sooner than originally expected.

Air Asia reported close to whopper Berlin Air Show stopper

Air Asia reported close to whopper Berlin Air Show stopper

In the usual mega order orchestration that occurs at air shows, Air Asia is reported as close to ordering another 100  Airbus A320s to coincide with the just opened ILA Berlin Air Show. What does this mean here? Well it means that the much touted low cost airline alliance partner of Jetstar is  hard at […]