ALERT Malaysian airline MYAirline suspends operations with immediate effect

MYAirline suspends operations from Oct 12. Low-cost carrier MYAirline has announced it will suspend its operations from Oct 12, 2023, until further notice due to “significant financial pressures” pending a shareholder restructuring and recapitalisation of the airline. “We have worked tirelessly to explore various partnership and capital raising options to prevent this suspension. “Unfortunately, the…

Japan to choose 33 airports and ports to be used for defense

Faced with growing security concerns in East Asia, and looking at potential military use of civilian infrastructure, the Japanese government has selected 33 airports and ports in 10 prefectures as candidates for expansion, Nikkei has learned. The government will shortly begin discussions with prefectures and municipalities that manage the facilities to extend runways and expand…

ALERT Sochi Airport attacked by Ukrainian drone

A Ukrainian drone has attacked an airport inside Russia. In total, 13 flights were delayed and one cancelled at Sochi International Airport on the Black Sea coast, in the wake of the attack. Russia’s Defense Ministry said the Ukrainian drone was shot down by air defences over Krasnodar Krai region. Russian state media organisation, Tass,…