AirAsia planes sit on the tarmac at Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Malaysia. Photo: Reuters AirAsia planes sit on the tarmac at Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Malaysia. Photo: Reuters
AirAsia planes sit on the tarmac at Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Malaysia. Photo: Reuters

AirAsia: one scandal too many, or too big for Mahathir’s Malaysia to let fail?

  • Asia’s largest budget carrier is facing bribery allegations, with British authorities saying Airbus paid US$50 million for plane orders
  • The affair could also scupper a much-discussed merger between AirAsia and Malaysia’s struggling flag carrier Malaysia Airlines

Topic |   Malaysia
AirAsia planes sit on the tarmac at Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Malaysia. Photo: Reuters AirAsia planes sit on the tarmac at Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Malaysia. Photo: Reuters
AirAsia planes sit on the tarmac at Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Malaysia. Photo: Reuters
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