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MAS close to launching A380 charter carrier for pilgrim flights

"We're hoping to come to a good agreement with Airbus on the reconfiguration cost on the aircraft," said Mr Bellew. "I'll still need some more help from them on that."


MALAYSIA Airlines is close to launching a new airline that will use its six Airbus A380s to fly passengers undertaking the Muslim pilgrimages of Haj and Umrah, chief executive Peter Bellew said.

Mr Bellew told Reuters that all the key personnel, apart from a chief executive,...

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