Grounded Malaysia Airlines planes are parked at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport amid the Covid-19 outbreak. Photo: Reuters Grounded Malaysia Airlines planes are parked at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport amid the Covid-19 outbreak. Photo: Reuters
Grounded Malaysia Airlines planes are parked at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport amid the Covid-19 outbreak. Photo: Reuters

Can AirAsia and Malaysia Airlines stay aloft amid the coronavirus pandemic? Only with major restructuring, experts say

  • According to the government, airlines in Malaysia are expected to take three years to recover from the impact of Covid-19
  • AirAsia’s combination of lay-offs, diversification and loans is seen as a viable strategy, but analysts say the future is less clear for Malaysia Airlines

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Grounded Malaysia Airlines planes are parked at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport amid the Covid-19 outbreak. Photo: Reuters Grounded Malaysia Airlines planes are parked at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport amid the Covid-19 outbreak. Photo: Reuters
Grounded Malaysia Airlines planes are parked at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport amid the Covid-19 outbreak. Photo: Reuters
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