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B K Sidhu

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Recent and archived articles by B K Sidhu

13 Apr 2017 | 7:00 AM

Mayday! Mayday! We have a PR disaster

Reflections - By B K Sidhu. United Airlines seems to have landed itself in a lot more trouble after it forcibly removed 69-year-old David Dao from its aircraft to make room for its own employee who needed the seat.

7 Apr 2017 | 7:00 AM

No-show passenger tax runs into the millions

WHEN you cannot take a flight for some reason or the other, or have to cancel one prior to the departure date, you can ask for a refund of the airport taxes.

14 Oct 2016 | 10:41 AM

Winning hearts and minds through Liverpool

SPORTS sponsorship, specifically in football, is vogue among airlines.

4 Sep 2015 | 7:00 AM

No more excuses for MAB not to deliver

IT was a massive cut that not many had expected, as eventually, Malaysia Airlines (MAS) would have laid off more than half of its workforce despite it having been done in stages.

28 Aug 2015 | 7:00 AM

A seamless transition come Sept 1 for MAS?

BY the stroke of midnight on Merdeka day, Malaysia Airlines Bhd (MAB) takes over as the country’s new national carrier.

New beginning: MAS aircraft makes its final approach for landing at the KLIA. With its RM6bil makeover, the new airline will have 6,000 fewer staff and hopefully a lower cost base. — AFP
11 Apr 2015 | 7:00 AM

London calling again

AirAsia X to fly to London and new destinations in Japan, Mideast

AAX also plans to scale the Hawaiian skies and fly to Honolulu via Osaka, a destination no low-cost carrier from Asia has flown to.
10 Apr 2015 | 7:00 AM

Bank Negara, Petronas listed as best employers to work for

PETALING JAYA: Business and engineering students listed Bank Negara and Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) as their ideal employers to work with once they graduate in a survey conducted by employer branding company Universum.

Petronas is ranked tops for the second year running in the engineering category in the Malaysia top-100 ideal employers student survey. After Petronas, the students prefer to work in Shell, Sime Darby Bhd, SapuraKencana Petroleum Bhd, Schlumberger and Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) in the engineering standard.
4 Apr 2015 | 7:00 AM

Will players meet Govt’s call to reduce broadband rates?

IT comes as no surprise that all the chieftains of the big telecommunications companies (telcos) seem to be supportive of the Government’s call to bring down broadband rates.

25 Mar 2015 | 7:00 AM

MAHB sells airport stake

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) signed an agreement yesterday to sell its entire 10% stake in India’s Delhi International Airport for a US$21.7mil (RM79.44mil) cash gain.

30 Jan 2015 | 7:00 AM

Overhaul of Air Asia X team? Shares to be suspended today

PETALING JAYA: Shares of loss-making, medium-haul low-cost carrier AirAsia X Bhd (AAX) will be suspended from trading today amid speculation that there will be a cash call and an overhaul of its management.

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