MAS, AirAsia did not breach market competition laws, court told


A decision by MAS and AirAsia Berhad to enter into an agreement on sharing local air transport services did not breach laws governing market competition, the Court of Appeal was told today. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, January 12, 2021.

A DECISION by Malaysia Airlines (MAS) and AirAsia Berhad to enter into an agreement on sharing local air transport services did not breach laws governing market competition, the Court of Appeal heard today.

Counsel Ambiga Sreenevasan, who acted for AirAsia, submitted this was because the collaboration agreement between the carriers was entered on August 9, 2011, while the Competition Act 2010, has yet to come in force at the material time.


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