AirAsia weighs BNP, Credit Suisse, RHB for leasing unit sale

2016-06-21 13:25

AirAsia is considering hiring BNP Paribas, Credit Suisse Group and RHB Capital to help sell its aircraft leasing unit as it plans to strengthen its finances.

AirAsia shares slide as investors snub CEO talk

2015-06-17 09:45

AirAsia's shares have skidded as much as 13% as investors spooked by a report questioning the Malaysian budget carrier's accounting remained unconvinced.

AirAsia 'not giving up' on hunt for bodies

2015-03-12 14:26

AirAsia boss Tony Fernandes says he has not given up on finding more bodies from one of the airline's jets that crashed in the Java Sea last year, but flagged the hunt will draw to a close within weeks.

AirAsia jet turns back to Malaysia due to technical problem

2015-02-08 14:05

AirAsia X says a flight heading from Malaysia to Saudi Arabia has turned back shortly after take-off due to a technical problem, circling for hours to burn fuel before landing safely in Kuala Lumpur.

AirAsia captain left seat before jet lost control

2015-01-31 07:29

The captain of the AirAsia jet that crashed into the sea in December was out of his seat conducting an unorthodox procedure when his co-pilot apparently lost control, according to sources close to the investigation.

First officer flying AirAsia jet at time of crash - investigators

2015-01-29 08:40

The French first officer of an AirAsia passenger jet that crashed into the sea last month was at the controls at the time of the accident, investigators say.

Hopes fade in finding more AirAsia crash victims

2015-01-28 14:54

Hopes of finding 92 victims still missing from an AirAsia plane crash has faded as Indonesian search and rescue authorities say the remaining bodies could have been swept away or lost on the seabed.

AirAsia jet's alarm 'screamed' before crash

2015-01-21 14:43

Warning alarms in AirAsia flight QZ8501 were "screaming" as the pilots desperately tried to stabilise the plane just before it plunged into the Java Sea last month, a crash investigator says.

Indonesia will not publish AirAsia crash report

2015-01-21 08:26

Indonesia will not release to the public a 30-day preliminary report detailing its investigation into the crash of an AirAsia passenger jet that killed all 162 people.

Indonesia: No evidence of terrorism in AirAsia crash

2015-01-19 14:09

Indonesian investigators say they have found no evidence so far that terrorism played a part in the crash of AirAsia Flight QZ8501 that killed all 162 people on board last month.


AirAsia gets $1bn offer to acquire leasing company

2016-05-30 12:11

AirAsia Bhd has received an offer valued at about $1bn for its aircraft-leasing business, prompting the shares to reach a new 14-month high in Kuala Lumpur trading.

AirAsia plans $300m IPO for Indonesia unit

2015-04-20 16:00

Budget carrier AirAsia is planning an initial public offering for its Indonesian affiliate around the middle of next year and hopes to raise $300m.

Budget carrier AirAsia net profit slides

2015-02-27 10:45

Malaysia-based AirAsia's net profit has slid by nearly a quarter in 2014, dragged down by high operating costs and foreign exchange losses.

Taiwan black boxes reveal both engines failed to provide thrust

2015-02-06 14:52

Engines of a TransAsia plane that crashed into a river in Taipei killing 35 people failed to produce enough thrust to the propellers for two minutes after take-off, authorities say.

AirAsia pilots disabled computer

2015-01-30 13:54

The pilots of the AirAsia plane that crashed off Indonesia last month switched off a computer system shortly before the accident, a report says.

AirAsia jet 'was in sound condition before crash'

2015-01-29 07:59

The AirAsia passenger jet that crashed into the sea last month killing all 162 people was in sound condition and all crew members were properly certified, Indonesia's National Transportation Safety Committee says.

Divers retrieve 3 bodies from AirAsia wreckage

2015-01-22 09:09

Indonesian Navy divers have retrieved three bodies from the crashed AirAsia wreckage after finally reaching the plane’s fuselage in the Java Sea.

AirAsia jet’s climb mirrors Air France disaster

2015-01-21 13:09

Analysts say AirAsia Flight QZ8501 climbed too fast before stalling and plunging into the sea, drawing ‘striking’ similarities between the Java Sea accident and the 2009 crash of an Air France jet.

Minister: AirAsia jet climbed fast, then stalled

2015-01-20 16:33

An AirAsia plane that crashed into the Java Sea last month with 162 people on board climbed at a faster than normal speed and then stalled, the Indonesian transport minister has said.

Search teams mull decision to raise AirAsia fuselage

2015-01-19 11:07

Indonesian search teams are considering whether to use a crane to lift the fuselage of the AirAsia plane that crashed into the Java Sea last month.

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