Malaysia Airlines

Malaysia Airlines faces substantial loss of crew members

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

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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