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#2261 Chris Tan

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Posted 11 May 2019 - 01:03 AM

Merger with sq may not be acceptable politically but there are other airlines that are politically acceptable.

Like AA?

#2262 Radzi

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Posted 11 May 2019 - 05:03 PM

Like AA?

 I guess the Americans are just as unacceptable as the Singaporeans.



#2263 Izanee

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Posted 12 May 2019 - 12:53 AM

 I guess the Americans are just as unacceptable as the Singaporeans.



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#2264 leon t

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Posted 12 May 2019 - 10:01 AM

This Maybank analyst must be really dreaming to even suggest this.  SIA will never buy or jv with MAB and given Malaysia politics will not be able to do so too.  On other airlines, dont see any foreign airline would want to jv or buy into MAB as the only advantage perhaps is the domestic Malaysia market which Air Asia have the most and better advantage.  And dont see MAB even able to make any small profits in the near future.



#2265 Mike P

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Posted 12 May 2019 - 02:10 PM

MH & SQ were once called Malasia Singapore Airlines before demerged in 70s. I always thought the merger of MH with any other potential airlines could be SQ, or OW alliance such as QR or QF.



#2266 flee

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Posted 14 May 2019 - 08:48 AM

No sane commercial enterprise would dare to touch MAB. It does not have any value proposition! Khazanah will have to give it away.

#2267 Kenny Sing

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Posted 14 May 2019 - 10:08 AM

political aside...... commercially speaking, SQ will not be interest in merging with MH at all. unless SQ is given full authority in position & human resources allocation.



#2268 JuliusWong

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Posted 15 May 2019 - 07:36 AM

Whoever first suggested the idea for MH-SQ to merge should be shot. And if s/he survived, s/he should shot again and again.

Why would SQ being one of the most awarded airline filled with high calibre professionals want to be dragged through the mud by merging with MH? Dr. M's and typical Malaysians ego are too huge for such wet dream.

#2269 Craig

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Posted 15 May 2019 - 07:58 AM

Whoever first suggested the idea for MH-SQ to merge should be shot. And if s/he survived, s/he should shot again and again.

And I thought Malaysians are relatively non-violent citizens 🙄

You do realize that you just made a death threat right?

Edited by Craig, 15 May 2019 - 08:11 AM.


#2270 jani

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Posted 15 May 2019 - 10:18 AM

It was a stupid idea for sure but damn the overreaction here is crazy. (As usual, I might add).


Edited by jani, 15 May 2019 - 10:18 AM.


#2271 Mohd Suhaimi Fariz

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Posted 15 May 2019 - 10:39 AM

Nah, all that's needed for the analyst is this

 

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#2272 KK Lee

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Posted 20 May 2019 - 01:29 AM

Rumours mill claimed Khazanah was talking to a mab ex-ceo for advisory role.

Does it mean current CEO days is numbered?

#2273 Robert

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Posted 20 May 2019 - 10:53 PM

Rumours mill claimed Khazanah was talking to a mab ex-ceo for advisory role.

Does it mean current CEO days is numbered?

The current guy doesn't have much of a presence compared to the last 3



#2274 Mohd Suhaimi Fariz

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Posted 21 May 2019 - 08:48 AM

The current guy doesn't have much of a presence compared to the last 3

 

Because he's an operator, not a flashy guy parachuted in by Khazanah.

Remember, he was the MAS pilot involved in the 777 world record flight.


Edited by Mohd Suhaimi Fariz, 21 May 2019 - 08:48 AM.


#2275 michgyver

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Posted 22 May 2019 - 02:15 PM

Mavcom: MAS, Japan Airlines tie-up in the works

 

The proposed tie-up between Malaysia Airlines (MAS) and Japan Airlines Co Ltd (JAL) is undergoing public consultation, the Malaysian Aviation Commission (Mavcom) said.

Online portal The Malaysian Insight reported that a consultation paper with details on the first of its kind of such an arrangement for a local airline would be available on Mavcom's website until May 27.

A Mavcom spokesperson said the time frame for a decision on the application differs for each case.

"The time frame for assessing an individual exemption varies on a case-by-case basis, depending on factors, such as the complexity of the case and cooperation from the applicants," the spokesperson was quoted as saying.

Accordingly to the report, MAS recently confirmed that it had submitted an application to Mavcom, seeking an exemption under Section 51 of the Mavcom Act 2015 to pursue the arrangement with JAL.

The exemption relates to Section 49 of the Mavcom Act, which prohibits an agreement between enterprises with a possible effect on competition or has an objective to prevent, restrict or distort competition in any aviation service market.

"Malaysia Airlines confirms that it has submitted to Mavcom an application for an individual exemption under Section 51 of the Act for a joint business with Japan Airlines for flights between Malaysia and Japan.

"The joint business is subject to regulatory approvals and Malaysia Airlines will share more details once approvals are granted,” the airline reportedly told the news portal.

 
 

 

The report noted that both JAL and MAS had experience dealing with financial issues and that MAS had overcome its bankrupt status filed in 2010 to become the world’s most profitable airline.  

However, MAS continues to record losses even after it was subjected to a 12-point turnaround plan by Khazanah Nasional Bhd.

Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad had said the government is reviewingvarious options on future of the loss-making national carrier.


Edited by michgyver, 22 May 2019 - 02:15 PM.


#2276 Chris Tan

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Posted 22 May 2019 - 02:32 PM

JL quality at MH prices would be nice :rofl:



#2277 BC Tam

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Posted 22 May 2019 - 08:52 PM

JL quality at MH prices would be nice :rofl:

Caution - maybe MH quality at JL prices instead  :rofl:



#2278 jani

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Posted Yesterday, 10:37 AM

Rumours mill claimed Khazanah was talking to a mab ex-ceo for advisory role.

Does it mean current CEO days is numbered?

 

Who? Tengku Azmil?



#2279 Mohd Suhaimi Fariz

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Posted Yesterday, 02:53 PM

Who? Tengku Azmil?

 

Maybe Tan Sri Aziz? He was rather vocal about MH after Mueller took over.






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