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2014-02-28 08:20:23

KUCHING, Malaysia, February 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sarawak's Minister for Tourism Datuk Amar Abang Haji Abdul Rahman Zohari bin Tun Datuk Abang Haji Openg will be launching Routes Asia 2014, the largest route development forum for the entire Asia region in Kuching on March 9 2014. Datuk Abang Zohari said, "I am happy to launch Routes Asia 2014 and to host members of the regional aviation industry in Kuching. I hope this will be a start of bigger things to...

2013-08-12 23:24:05

Travelers can now book bus tickets to cities in East Malaysia, Brunei and Indonesia from BusOnlineTicket.com. Destinations include bus to Kota Kinabalu, Pontianak, Kuching and Miri. Kuching, Malaysia (PRWEB) August 12, 2013 BusOnlineTicket.com is ever expanding their premier travel experiences throughout the Malaysian peninsula and the Borneo Island. They have now partnered with the most dependable bus companies in Kuching, Malaysia to offer travel from the Kuching bus terminal to East...

2008-09-18 00:00:21

KOTA KINABALU: Malaysia Airlines' subsidiary, MAS-wings, affirmed its role in providing greener travel options when its new low- emission aircraft, the 68-seater ATR 72, took to the skies yesterday. The use of the aircraft also fitted in with Sabah's focus on eco- friendly tourism. The aircraft consumes 10 per cent less fuel than the smaller Fokker 50, which the airline currently flies to destinations in Sabah and Sarawak. It emits 50 per cent less carbon dioxide per passenger kilometre...

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...

2008-07-18 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...

2008-07-17 00:00:25

By Marina Emmanuel MALAYSIA'S first flight training centre for turboprop planes has drawn strong demand from regional airlines and it could become a lucrative business for Malaysia Airlines (MAS). The centre, based in Subang airport, is already almost fully booked until the end of the year. It started operations last month. It has a US$10 million (RM32 million) full-flight simulator for planes made by French-Italian turboprop maker Aerei da Trasporto Regionale (ATR). MAS bought the...


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  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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