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Qantas in dialogue with MAS and AirAsia about premium airline

17-Nov-2011 10:22 AM

Qantas CEO Alan Joyce stated the airline is holding ‘productive talks’ with Malaysia Airlines (MAS) and AirAsia about its plans to set up a premium airline, which would be based in either Kuala Lumpur or Singapore (Reuters/Sydney Morning Herald, 17-Nov-2011). The CEO said the recent news about AirAsia CEO Tony Fernandes’ plans for a premium airline were “very different” to Qantas' plans.