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Japan Times
BUSINESS
Apr 25, 2023
Low-cost airline kingpin prepares for life after AirAsia
Tony Fernandes, the larger-than-life character credited with revolutionizing budget air travel in Asia, plans to focus more on areas such as health, education and private equity.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Nov 18, 2020
AirAsia flags cash drain in India after Japan unit goes bust
AirAsia, which reported its largest loss on record in the second quarter ended June 30, has been under immense pressure this year as COVID-19 roils the aviation industry.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Oct 14, 2020
ANA eyes 5% monthly wage cut as part of cost-saving amid pandemic
The major airline will also start offering early retirement at the end of next March by increasing severance pay from Oct. 14.
BUSINESS
Oct 5, 2020
Low-cost carrier AirAsia Japan to shut down operations in December
Malaysian budget airline AirAsia Group will pull out of the Japanese market, as the coronavirus pandemic is likely to keep a lid on demand for air travel, its Japanese unit said Monday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Oct 1, 2020
AirAsia Japan's fate to be known within week, founder says
The airline's fleet of three planes is based at Nagoya's Chubu Centrair International Airport.
JAPAN / Society
Nov 17, 2016
Bar association urges AirAsia X to apologize over 2014 wheelchair incident
Japan's bar association is urging a Malaysian low-cost carrier to apologize to a Japanese man with disabilities after it refused to check-in his electric wheelchair, eventually causing him to miss his flight at Kansai airport.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
May 30, 2016
AirAsia gets $1 billion offer for its leasing company
AirAsia Bhd., the region's biggest discount carrier, received an offer valued at about $1 billion to buy its aircraft-leasing company amid a surge in business in the continent.
ASIA PACIFIC
Jan 24, 2016
'Plane wreckage' found in Thailand fuels talk of missing Malaysian jet
A piece of suspected plane wreckage has been found off the coast of southern Thailand, a local official said on Saturday, prompting speculation it might belong to Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, which vanished nearly two years ago.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Sep 16, 2015
AirAsia boss urges Japan to find solution for congested airports, increase access
The head of Malaysian airline AirAsia told an aviation congress Tuesday that Japan needs to find a solution for congestion at its airports amid the country's rising number of tourists.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jan 27, 2015
Indonesia military pulls out of AirAsia recovery effort
Indonesia's military on Tuesday withdrew from search and recovery efforts a month after an AirAsia passenger jet crashed, navy officials said.
Japan Times
WORLD / FOCUS
Jan 12, 2015
Airline pilots need better training in recovery from a stall, some experts say
As investigators hunt for what caused an AirAsia jet to crash in an equatorial storm on Dec 28, the aviation industry is still struggling to apply the lessons of accidents in similar weather over the past decade.
ASIA PACIFIC
Jan 2, 2015
French investigators to arrive Friday at AirAsia crash scene
France's crash investigation agency said its specialist black box search team and equipment would arrive early Friday at the search area for the AirAsia flight that crashed on Sunday en route from Indonesia to Singapore.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jan 2, 2015
First body of AirAsia crash victim identified; two more corpses found
The number of bodies recovered in the aftermath of Sunday's crash of Indonesia AirAsia Flight QZ8501 in waters off Borneo rose to nine on Thursday, with one of them being identified as an Indonesian woman who was among the 162 people on board the plane.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jan 1, 2015
Crowded skies in Southeast Asia put pressure on pilots, air traffic control
The sheer volume of flights in the skies over Southeast Asia is putting pressure on outdated air traffic control and on pilots to take risky unilateral action in crises such as that possibly faced by AirAsia Flight QZ8501.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Dec 31, 2014
AirAsia victim wearing life jacket raises questions about final moments
A body recovered on Wednesday from the crashed AirAsia plane was wearing a life jacket, an official with Indonesia's search and rescue agency said, raising questions about how the disaster unfolded.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Dec 31, 2014
Divers set to search for AirAsia wreckage; plane believed intact until sea impact; stall suspected
Divers and ships will search for the wreckage and the all important black boxes of a doomed AirAsia plane on Wednesday after Indonesian rescuers found several bodies and debris floating in shallow waters off the coast of Borneo.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Dec 30, 2014
Java Sea said shallow in search area for missing AirAsia jetliner
The team searching for the AirAsia Bhd. plane that disappeared on a stormy flight to Singapore will benefit from the fact that the jet's last known location was over shallow and well-traveled waters among Indonesia's islands.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Dec 30, 2014
Aviation experts speculate AirAsia plane hit by bad weather but also note unusual factors
The disappearance of an AirAsia jetliner while flying over the Java Sea on Sunday is probably due to stormy weather, but there were also some unusual factors, aviation experts speculated Monday.
WORLD
Dec 30, 2014
Indonesia seeks U.S. help to find missing plane: State Deptartment
Indonesia has asked the United States for help in locating the AirAsia jet that went missing on Sunday carrying 162 people, the U.S. State Department said Monday.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Dec 29, 2014
AirAsia flight likely crashed in Java Sea: Indonesia search agency
A missing AirAsia plane carrying 162 people is presumed to have crashed off the Indonesian coast, an official says on Monday, as countries in the region offered to help Jakarta in the search and recovery effort.

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