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May 22, 2018 11:38 PM Cech happy to regain shirt number one at Arsenal

PRAGUE: Arsenal keeper Petr Cech said Tuesday he was happy to finally get back the shirt number one he wore throughout his eleven seasons at Chelsea but never with the Gunners. "I already wanted number one when I came but it belonged to Wojciech Szczesny at the time," the 36-year-old Czech keeper told the public Czech Television. "Last season when he left, it was at the last possible 3

May 22, 2018 1:48 PM Thai Air Force trainer jet crashes, killing pilot

BANGKOK: A Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) trainer jet crashed while undergoing training in Tak province in northern Thailand today, leaving its pilot dead and co-pilot seriously injured. RTAF spokesman Pongsak Semachai in a statement released today said the incident happened when the L-39 jet was in a training flight before it went down near a golf course 3

May 22, 2018 11:45 AM ECRL – cut the cost, make it work

MANY have voiced concern over the RM60 billion ECRL project but I think there is merit to consider continuing with the project. It will create jobs for Malaysians and generate economic growth in the east coast. I use public transport to travel and I think the ECRL will be of great benefit simply because it will make it easier to travel to Kelantan, Terengganu 4

May 15, 2018 8:54 AM Mavcom lodges police report against Tony Fernandes

PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Aviation Commission (Mavcom) lodged a police report against Tan Sri Tony Fernandes (pix) for claiming the Commission had asked AirAsia to cancel all 120 additional flights it had applied for during the 14th General Election (GE14) period. Macvcom said it had approved all 66 additional flights which were applied for by AirAsia 7

May 14, 2018 1:21 PM APFT sells flight training company

PETALING JAYA: Practice Note 17 company APFT Bhd is selling its Asia Pacific Flight Training Sdn Bhd (APFTSB) for RM10,000 to two individuals, apart of its streamlining exercise to divest its loss making and non-contributing subsidiary. The deal was done a willing buyer, willing seller basis,taking into account the net loss and liabilities of APFTSB 8

May 14, 2018 4:02 AM AirAsia down 12.7% in early trade on Tony Fernandes’ apology

PETALING JAYA: Shares of AirAsia Bhd fell as much as 47 sen or 12.7% this morning after its founder Tan Sri Tony Fernandes apologised for buckling under intense pressure from the former Barisan Nasional government. At 11.30am, its shares were down by 11 sen or 2.97% to RM3.59 with some 42.6 million shares changing hands. AirAsia X Bhd, however, gained 5

May 12, 2018 2:22 AM Reporters converge on Subang Skypark over 'Najib leaving' rumour

PETALING JAYA: Reporters from the local and international media thronged the Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport near here early today following a rumour that former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak would be leaving the country. What appears to be a flight manifest naming Najib and his wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor as passengers has been making 7

May 4, 2018 6:39 AM KL-Singapore is the world’s busiest air passenger flight route

KUALA LUMPUR: Kuala Lumpur-Singapore has claimed the title of the world's busiest air passenger flight route, topping the OAG Top 20 Busiest International Routes rankings from March 2017 to February this year. OAG in a statement, said the busiest route recorded 30,537 flights, with more than four million passengers carried by seven carriers on the route 13

April 29, 2018 11:52 AM Helicopter mercy flight for ailing Orang Asli children

GUA MUSANG: The Fire and Rescue Department flew out six Orang Asli children afflicted with high fever from Pos Belatim for treatment at the Gua Musang Hospital here yesterday. Its Air Unit public relations officer, Asst Supt Mohd Farhan Marzuki, said the Augusta AW139 helicopter from the Bertam airbase in Penang arrived at Pos Belatim in the Gua Musang 14

April 29, 2018 12:05 AM Cardiff on the brink of promotion to the Premier League

LONDON: Cardiff were left in control of their own destiny as they took a giant stride towards automatic promotion to the Premier League with a 2-0 win away to Hull on Saturday. Only the top two at the end of the regular Championship season are guaranteed places in English football's lucrative top flight, with champions Wolves having already secured one of those 16