17-Nov-2011 10:22 AM

Qantas in dialogue with MAS and AirAsia about premium airline

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.