At first glance, starting a new airline during the height of a global pandemic does not seem like the best idea, and doing so in the back yard of Asia’s biggest low-cost carrier even less so. And yet, this is exactly what industry veteran Rayner Teo and entrepreneur Dato Goh Hwan Hua did. Dirk Grothe ventured to Kuala Lumpur to get the inside track on Malaysia’s newest player, MYAirline
The Malaysian MOD signed a lease agreement with Malaysia-based defence services provider, Aerotree Group, for the supply of four second-hand Sikorsky UH-60A+ Black Hawk battlefield utility helicopters, which will be operated by the Malaysian Army Aviation
The Malaysian MOD formally inked a contract with Leonardo for the acquisition of two ATR 72 Maritime Patrol Aircraft platforms during a ceremony that took place during the biennially-held Langkawi International Maritime & Aerospace (LIMA) exhibition in Malaysia on May 25
Chief of the Malaysian Army, Gen Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Zamrose Mohd Zain, announced on March 11 that the service’s Army Aviation branch will get four UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters, with the newly acquired utility helicopters expected to arrive in-country from May or June 2023
In what was a close race between the Indian-made HAL Tejas and KAI’s FA-50 Fighting Eagle, it has been revealed that Malaysia will acquire 18 examples of the latter to fulfil the requirements set out in its Fighter Lead In Trainer-Light Combat Aircraft (FLIT-LCA) tender
The RAAF has marked a major milestone in its operation of the F-35A Lightning II after aircraft from No 75 Squadron departed RAAF Base Tindal in Australia’s Northern Territory to Malaysia, where it completed the type's first international deployment (outside the US) in Australian service
The US Navy announced on August 3 that it has delivered the first of three upgraded Airbus CN-235M-220 maritime patrol aircraft to the Royal Malaysian Air Force, following the type’s conversion from a medium-lift tactical transport
A Malaysia Airlines Airbus A330 took off from Brisbane Airport with covers still attached to all three of its airspeed sensors, a report by the Australian Transport Safety Bureau has found.