AirAsia execs received US$50 million bribe from Airbus, UK court papers show


Budget carrier AirAsia and its long haul unit AirAsiaX have been named in court documents in the UK as being the recipients of a US$50 million bribe from European plane maker Airbus SE. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, February 1, 2020.

BUDGET airlines AirAsia and AirAsiaX have been named in court documents in the UK as being the recipients of a US$50 million (RM240 million) bribe from European plane maker Airbus SE.

The documents in a multi-billion dollar settlement between the aircraft manufacturer and anti-graft authorities in Britain, France and the US state that two directors and employees of the low-cost carrier and its long-haul unit were paid the sum for Airbus to secure contracts through corrupt middlemen to sell its aircraft worldwide.


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  • Wow. Now everyone can fly.....

    Posted 5 months ago by It's me GR

  • Air Asia also sooooo corrupted. Better don't merge MAS with Air Asia, another mass corruptor, abuse of power for personal gain.

    Posted 5 months ago by James Wong

  • MACC dont sleep. Haul up air Asia now.

    Posted 5 months ago by Kinetica Cho