Malaysia Airlines Engineering and Maintenance released a statement Friday attempting to distance itself from reports that it is linked to some of the highly publicized safety and maintenance incidents suffered recently by Qantas (ATWOnline, Aug. 13). MAS MD and CEO Idris Jala said allegations linking the company's E&M subsidiary to the ruptured 747-400 hull that forced a diversion to Manila last month are "totally baseless" and that the aircraft was maintained in Australia. E&M said ...

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