Malaysian Airlines System Employees Union (MASEU) today expressed
dissatisfaction over the explanation given by the airline’s management
on the company’s collaboration with budget carrier AirAsia Bhd. Its
president, Alias Aziz, said the explanation by MAS managing director
Ahmad Jauhari Yahya yesterday on the share swap between MAS and AirAsia
was not satisfactory. ”As such, we have decided to write to the prime
minister. We want to meet Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak to convey our views
and opposition to the MAS-AirAsia deal,” he told a news conference at
the MASEU office in Subang Jaya near here.
the secret share swap, we could only see the systematic
cannibalisation of Firefly and MAS profitable routes and decisions made
so far were not in the best interest of MAS.