They were once a single carrier, but now Malaysia Airlines struggles to stay afloat while Singapore Airlines remains highly profitable, revealing how starkly their fortunes have diverged. Photo: AFP They were once a single carrier, but now Malaysia Airlines struggles to stay afloat while Singapore Airlines remains highly profitable, revealing how starkly their fortunes have diverged. Photo: AFP
They were once a single carrier, but now Malaysia Airlines struggles to stay afloat while Singapore Airlines remains highly profitable, revealing how starkly their fortunes have diverged. Photo: AFP

Malaysia

Does the Singapore Airlines and Malaysia Airlines partnership clear the runway for a future merger?

  • Malaysia’s struggling flagship carrier has unexpectedly agreed to explore a partnership with its fierce Singaporean competitor
  • While there has been resistance against a future merger on grounds of national pride, some analysts say such an alliance makes good business sense

Topic |   Malaysia
They were once a single carrier, but now Malaysia Airlines struggles to stay afloat while Singapore Airlines remains highly profitable, revealing how starkly their fortunes have diverged. Photo: AFP They were once a single carrier, but now Malaysia Airlines struggles to stay afloat while Singapore Airlines remains highly profitable, revealing how starkly their fortunes have diverged. Photo: AFP
They were once a single carrier, but now Malaysia Airlines struggles to stay afloat while Singapore Airlines remains highly profitable, revealing how starkly their fortunes have diverged. Photo: AFP
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