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How safe are South East Asian airlines?

Courtesy FlightRadar
Courtesy FlightRadar

2014 was a terrible year for aviation in South East Asia, with three fatal crashes involving Malaysian-owned carriers, and a combined loss of 699 lives. Not surprisingly, concern has increased about safety standards, particularly in light of how congested the skies have become over the region.

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Ambitious plan to turn round Malaysia Airlines, but will it work?

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Malaysia Airlines (Mas) is to undergo a six billion ringgit (approximately 1.9 billion US dollars) restructuring programme, in a last-ditch bid to save the┬ábeleaguered carrier. It is the company’s fifth – and most radical – restructuring exercise so far. Continue reading Ambitious plan to turn round Malaysia Airlines, but will it work?