PSC dispute: Let the courts decide

5 February 2019 After years of being at loggerheads, Malaysia’s dominant airport operator and Asia’s biggest budget airline group are taking their airport tax dispute to court for the first time. The airport tax, or passenger service charge (PSC), has been a point of contention between Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) and AirAsia group for … Continue reading PSC dispute: Let the courts decide

AirAsia Malaysia’s CEO slams MAHB’s PSC clarification, calling it ‘duplicitous and disingenuous’

4 February 2019 AirAsia Malaysia chief executive officer (CEO) Riad Asmat has slammed Malaysia Airport Holdings Bhd’s(MAHB) statement on the passenger service charge (PSC) that was released yesterday, calling the airports operator’s arguments “duplicitous and disingenuous”. In a statement today, Riad said the seven-page statement by MAHB yesterday did not clarify on the PSC, but … Continue reading AirAsia Malaysia’s CEO slams MAHB’s PSC clarification, calling it ‘duplicitous and disingenuous’

MAHB-AirAsia feud undermines M’sian effort to be aviation hub

4 February 2019 The bad blood between Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) and AirAsia Group Bhd continues to boil over. After being served with a notice by AirAsia claiming almost RM480mil for losses incurred from operating at klia2, MAHB said the low-cost carrier’s disparity of approach to the Passenger Service Charge (PSC) impacted its ability … Continue reading MAHB-AirAsia feud undermines M’sian effort to be aviation hub