Malaysian government ministers are talking openly of the need to restructure Malaysia Airlines' unprofitable domestic services. Yesterday, Transport Minister Datuk Seri Chan Kong Choy told a press conference, "We are mindful of the urgency." Earlier this week, Malaysia Airlines MD Ahmad Fuaad Dahlan announced his retirement after a 32-year career with the carrier as it reported a loss of MYR280.7 million ($74.5 million) for the three months ended June 30. He was named MD in April 2004 ...

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