It will shut down MAS and operate under sister airline FlyFirefly Sdn Bhd’s Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC) to ensure the business continuity of the national carrier. Etiqa Insurance and Takaful chief strategy officer Chris Eng Poh Yoon thinks having a national carrier is important. “The public generally sees a national carrier as just a form of glamorous transport that is branded for nationalistic purposes. These are not easy things to implement, but if the government can do them, then we should have a national carrier. Still, Eng says, a national carrier that is state-owned works better, “but its financial accounts must be transparent and published for public consumption”.
Source: The Edge Markets October 26, 2020 07:52 UTC