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2010-05-07 07:00:00

NORWALK, Conn., and KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Air Inc. and Malaysia Airlines Cargo Sdn Bhd (MASkargo) announced today that they have entered into a multi-year, multi-aircraft wet lease agreement. Southern Air and MASkargo executives are in Kuala Lumpur today for a ceremonial signing event to celebrate the launch of this new strategic partnership. Southern Air initially will provide MASkargo with three Boeing 747 Freighter aircraft along with crew, maintenance...

2008-09-02 00:00:20

By Adeline Paul Raj TOULOUSE: MASwings, a Malaysia Airlines (MAS) subsidiary that operates full-serviced flights in Sabah and Sarawak, expects to carry 1.2 million passengers by the end of next year once it has taken delivery of all seven ATR 72-500 turboprop aircraft that it has ordered. The airline, which currently operates 13 Fokker-50 and Twin Otter aircraft, took delivery of the first ATR aircraft here yesterday. It will receive the remaining six aircraft next year, managing...

2008-08-22 00:00:26

MALAYSIAN Airline System Bhd (MAS) and GMR Hyderabad International Airport Limited, India have signed a memorandum of understanding to establish a world class maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services on narrow and wide body aircraft at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA), Shamshabad, Hyderabad. This is MAS Engineering and Maintenance first foray into the Indian aircraft maintenance market that is experiencing strong aircraft growth with manufacturers bullish on aircraft...

2008-08-20 00:00:28

By Marina Emmanuel LOCAL turboprop operator Firefly will be opening more payment channels for ticket purchases by passengers for its flights by the end of the year. FlyFirefly Sdn Bhd managing director Eddy Leong said payment gateways with all major banks in Malaysia will be opened to Firefly passengers in December. The airline currently offers credit cards option and payment via Bank Islam. "We hope to sign up with other local banks soon to accept payments," he told Business Times at...

2008-08-11 00:00:22

MALAYSIA Airlines Cargo Sdn Bhd (MASkargo) last Wednesday handled the largest movement of sea-air transhipment conversion in partnership with Damco, out of Port of Tanjung Pelepas (PTP). The 60 tonnes of electronic goods originated from Shanghai and were shipped to PTP where it arrived on Monday evening, MASkargo said in a statement. Once it had arrived at PTP, it was trucked to the Advanced Cargo Centre (ACC) at KL International Airport where the first batch of cargo was flown on MH6142...

2008-07-18 00:00:25

By Lokman Mansor FARNBOROUGH: MAS Aerospace Engineering (MAE), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Malaysian Airline System Bhd (MAS), plans to set up a joint venture in Malaysia with Italy's Alenia Aeronavali to provide aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services. Both companies signed a memorandum of agreement (MoA) at the Farnborough International Air Show here yesterday that will see MAE having majority stake in the venture. MAE managing director Mohd Roslan Ismail said the...


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'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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