Malaysia Airlines

flag-carrier airline of Malaysia

Malaysia Airlines Berhad is the flag carrier airline of Malaysia. Its home base is Kuala Lumpur International Airport and its secondary hubs are Kota Kinabalu and Kuching. The airline is based in Greater Kuala Lumpur. It is a member of the Oneworld airline alliance.

Malaysia Airlines Berhad
Penerbangan Malaysia Berhad
IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded1 May 1947; 77 years ago (1947-05-01) (as Malayan Airways)
Commenced operationsMAS: 1 October 1972; 51 years ago (1972-10-01)
MAB: 1 September 2015; 8 years ago (2015-09-01) (relaunched)
HubsKuala Lumpur International Airport
Secondary hubs
Focus citiesPenang International Airport
Frequent-flyer programEnrich
Fleet size80
Parent companyKhazanah Nasional Berhad[2][3]
Malaysia Aviation Group
HeadquartersKuala Lumpur International Airport, Sepang, Malaysia
Key peopleIzham Ismail (CEO)

Omar Siddiq Amin Noer Rashid (CFO)
Arved von Zur Muehlen (CCO)
Dato' Mohd Khalis Abdul Rahim (CHCO)

Tan Kok Meng (CIO)
Net incomeIncrease MYR 60 million (2017 Q1)
ProfitIncrease MYR 18 million (2017 Q1)
Employees14,000 (2016)

In March 2014, Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 from Kuala Lumpur International Airport to Beijing Capital International Airport went missing with 239 people. It is believed the plane crashed.[4] In July 2014, Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to Kuala Lumpur International Airport was shot down by a missile. That crash killed 298 people.[5] Malaysia Airlines has been going through many problems after those 2 accidents.[6]

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  1. "Malaysia Airlines to Join Oneworld in February". 30 October 2012. Archived from the original on 2 November 2012. Retrieved 17 February 2013.
  2. "Malaysia Airlines: State fund proposes takeover". BBC News. Retrieved 24 April 2015.
  3. "Khazanah Nasional Berhad". Archived from the original on 28 April 2015. Retrieved 24 April 2015.
  4. "Will MH370's disappearance forever remain a mystery?". Archived from the original on 2016-04-28. Retrieved 2016-04-30.
  5. "298 killed after Malaysian airliner shot down in Ukraine".
  6. "Malaysia Airlines' Puzzling Revived 747 Is Back In Service! - One Mile at a Time". 18 April 2016.
  7. "Missing Malaysia Airlines Jet Had 'Ground Collision' in 2012".