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Malaysia Airlines faces substantial loss of crew members

Malaysia Airline is facing difficult times following the tragedies of flights MH17 and MH370.  The airline has experienced a steep decline in cabin crew as almost 200 crew members resign. “Many are terrified of flying “Union secretary-general Abdul Malek Ariff. “The sudden shortage has forced remaining staff to work overtime, sometimes up to 12 hours a day. “The airlines is said to be offering psychological support for its crew members but has faced criticism for its crisis management.

A loss of £86 million has been reported following the impact the latest tragedies had on bookings. The carrier with a fleet of 150 planes and nearly 20,000 staff has been recording losses for 3 years now as it struggles against low-cost competitors. A full-scale re-branding is now being considered in order to win back consumer confidence.

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