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Malaysia Air CEO Exit Revives Debate Over Foreign Boss

April 21, 2016

Malaysia Air CEO Exit Revives Debate Over Foreign Boss

The abrupt exit of Malaysia Airlines' German boss has revived debate in Malaysia over the wisdom of picking a foreigner to run its ailing carrier, potentially limiting the group's options as it seeks a new leader midway through a radical revamp.


Kuwait Airways Seen Facing Last Chance

March 10, 2016

Kuwait Airways Seen Facing Last Chance

Kuwait Airways' overhaul may be management's last chance to save it, as the drop in oil prices means the government cannot go on funding its losses at a time when it is struggling even to pay public sector salaries, industry experts say.


Doubts Remain On Malaysia Airlines' Future

March 8, 2016

Doubts Remain On Malaysia Airlines' Future

Two years after two air crashes that left its brand in tatters, Malaysia Airlines is still a company in limbo.


Two Years On, MH370 Families Say Search Must Continue

March 7, 2016

Two Years On, MH370 Families Say Search Must Continue

The families of passengers lost aboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 say the two-year search for the missing aircraft must go on beyond a June deadline, as new hope emerged last week of resolving the aviation mystery.


Airliner Tragedy Crushes Egypt Hopes Of Tourism Revival

November 9, 2015

Airliner Tragedy Crushes Egypt Hopes Of Tourism Revival

Tourism in Sharm al-Sheikh was picking up again after years of political turmoil, with so many Russians enjoying the sun and fun that local beach aerobics instructors used the visitors' own language rather than Arabic or English.