THE PRIME MINSTER’S COMMENTS REGARDING BANKRUPTCY AS A REALITY FOR MAS MAY HAVE ENCOURAGED RUMOURS ABOUT MAS SHUTTING DOWN.
Business as Usual for Malaysia Airlines
Subang, 22 May 2014: Malaysia Airlines reiterates that the national carrier will not shut-down its operations on 28 May 2014, as rumoured.
These articles were written based on quotes from unofficial sources and have eventually caused anxiety amongst its passengers.
Malaysia Airlines’ CEO, Ahmad Jauhari Yahya said, “Despite the rumour, we maintain our commitment to remain competitive, with greater marketing push. For example, the current Malaysia Airlines Travel Fair (MATF) allows travelers to purchase our tickets at 50% off for immediate travel until 31 December 2014.”
“We are running business as usual, and passengers should not worry,” he added.
Thursday May 22, 2014 MYT 4:46:50 PM
MAS: May 28 ‘shutdown’ false, it’s business as usual
PETALING JAYA: Malaysia Airlines (MAS) has refuted a news report stating that the national carrier will be shutting down operations on May 28.
In postings on the airline’s official Twitter and Facebook accounts on Thursday, MAS released a statement by the group’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Ahmad Jauhari Yahya denying the claim.
“We are running business as usual, and passengers should not worry,” he was quoted as saying.
MAS commented that the article perpetuating the rumours were based from unofficial sources and had caused anxiety among its passengers.
MAS also said it was striving to increase competition by having a greater marketing push.