RISK SUMMARY: CAMBODIA
- Growing fleets, low labor costs boost independent maintenance centers. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;2/11/1991, Vol. 134 Issue 6, p70
Examines the reasons for the growth of Asia's independent maintenance centers. Current Airod workload; Air Asia's recent commitment to purchase tooling and parts inventory; Training of employees to overhaul Pratt & Whitney PW100-series turboprop engines.
- In Tune With Low Fares in Malaysia. Thomas, Geoffrey // Air Transport World;May2003, Vol. 40 Issue 5, p45
Focuses on the operation of the airline company AirAsia in Malaysia. Business strategies of part-owner Tony Fenandes; Implementation of a low-fare experiment; Adoption of a low-cost business model.
- AirAsia sets up Thailand sister. // Travel Trade;11/19/2003, p5
Reports on Malaysian airline AirAsia's plan to launch a separate carrier in Thailand on January 8, 2004. Start-up capital of the Thai airline; Percentage of the airline that is owned by Thai communications company Shin Corp.; Routes of the airline.
- Japan/Korea. // Asian Pacific Post;7/31/2008, p29
The section offers news briefs from Japan/Korea, including the plan of long-haul budget airline AirAsia X to cancel its flight to Japan in 2009.
- Malaysia/Singapore. // Asian Pacific Post;11/6/2008, p29
This section offers news briefs in Malaysia and Singapore as of November 2008 including the approval received by AirAsia to fly to India and the recovery of seventeen children from Malaysia who underwent heart surgery at a hospital in Bangalore.
- Bell maintenance in Taiwan. Proctor, Paul // Aviation Week & Space Technology;3/13/1995, Vol. 142 Issue 11, p19
Reports on the plan of Air Asia Co. of Taiwan to team up with Bell Helicopter Textron to establish a maintenance center for civil and military helicopters using Air Asia's facilities at Tainan Airfield in southern Taiwan. Number of civil and military helicopters in service.
- Taking the long view. // Airline Business;Feb2007, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p9
The article presents the author's views on the plan of Tony Fernandes, founder of airline AirAsia, to develop a global network of low-fare airlines. Fernandes has proposed to start a long-haul budget carrier service between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Great Britain. The author comments that the...
- Staying Close to Home. Perrett, Bradley // Aviation Week & Space Technology;12/10/2007, Vol. 167 Issue 23, p46
This article states that Malaysia's AirAsia, a no-frills airline, is staking out the densely populated Southeast Asia as its medium-term operating territory, rejecting lucrative China as too problematic, even for the long term. The carrier, which boasts the world's lowest operating costs, will...
- AirAsia takes low-fare guise. // Airline Business;Feb2002, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p22
Presents information on the re-launch of AirAsia, the second national airline of Malaysia. Background of the airline; Plan of the airline to expand its operations; Information on the operators of the airline; Type of aircraft operated by the company.