Najib: Bankruptcy an option being considered to restructure MAS

Airline widens Q1 loss to RM443m, from RM279m in Q1 2013

Kuala Lumpur

FOR financially ailing Malaysia Airlines (MAS), the tragic loss of the MH370 jetliner could well prove to be the final straw since it is likely too far gone to be salvaged in the usual ways.

Bankruptcy is one of several options being considered to restructure the national carrier, Prime Minister Najib Razak told The Wall Street Journal in an interview published on Thursday.

This is the first time Mr Najib has hinted that the government is prepared to consider such a move after only limited...

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