Following MH370 and MH17, what now for Malaysia Airlines workers? (

by Clare Speak When the call came late on the evening of 18 July, Malaysia Airlines staff rushed to Kuala Lumpur International Airport and soon found themselves reliving a nightmare that they’d hoped to start putting behind them. Waiting anxiously alongside colleagues for news of a flight believed to be lost, just as they had […]

August 7, 2014

ITF statement on Malaysia Airlines MH17

The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) today expressed its deepest condolences to the families and loved ones of the passengers and crew onbard flight MH17 and backed calls for an international investigation. MH17 was carrying almost 300 passengers when it crashed yesterday in eastern Ukraine on a flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur. The reasons […]

July 18, 2014

MAS union opposes plan to sell MRO division (

The powerful Malaysia Airlines Employees Union (Maseu) strongly opposes the idea of selling off MAS Engineering, the airline’s maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) division. Maseu executive secretary and founder Mohd Jabbarullah Abd Kadir said it is better for MAS to do a joint venture (JV) with an MRO company, such as Airod, instead of resorting […]

May 20, 2014