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“We were Malaysians first”

“We were Malaysians first”

“DREAM the undreamable, believe the impossible, and never take no for an answer.” AirAsia chief executive officer Datuk Seri Tony Fernandes certainly lives by his company’s creed. Under his leadership, AirAsia and Air Asia X have just won the Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation award, beating airlines such as Singapore Airlines and Cathay Pacific. Not […]

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Khir Toyo’s travel costs exceeded RM300,000

SHAH ALAM, 12 March 2009: The overseas air travel costs for former Selangor Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Dr Mohamad Khir Toyo for 21 trips from September 2001 to January 2008 amounted to RM349,134. Among destinations visited by Khir were London, Bangkok, Beijing, Los Angeles, Dubai, Osaka, Tokyo, Seoul, Taipei, Paris, Perth, Milan, Venice and Amsterdam. […]

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MAHB, AirAsia talks on LCCT on-going

SEPANG: Discussions between Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) and AirAsia Bhd on the new permanent low-cost carrier terminal (LCCT) are still ongoing, and the details would be announced “at (an) appropriate time”, said MAHB managing director Datuk Seri Bashir Ahmad. “All I can say is the discussions are ongoing,” Bashir said in response to a […]

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Aborted take-off

Aborted take-off

“Approval for the new low-cost carrier terminal in Nilai, Negri Sembilan, was given by all relevant parties” TRANSPORT Minister Datuk Seri Ong Tee Keat. The KLIA [email protected] Low Cost Carrier Terminal (LCCT) project mooted by AirAsia and Sime Darby in December 2008 looked set to take off after getting the go-ahead from the cabinet on […]

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AirAsia to add six new destinations to China

SEPANG, 2 Feb 2009: AirAsia Bhd will introduce six new destinations to the China region by year-end, chief executive officer Datuk Seri Tony Fernandes said today. He said the new destinations would be Tianjin, Chengdu, Chongqing and Xian in China and Taipei and Kaoshiung in Taiwan. Currently, AirAsia flies to Guangzhou, Guilin, Haikou, Hangzhou and […]

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Loving AirAsia

Loving AirAsia

(© Marja Flick-Buijs / sxc.hu) I AM unabashedly a fan of AirAsia, and what it has done not only for travel in Malaysia, but the entire region. A colleague of mine said if there’s anyone who deserves his datukship, it’s Datuk Tony Fernandes. AirAsia’s mantra, Now Everyone Can Fly, has really taken millions places, many […]

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