Industrial action is brewing at Malaysia Airlines over the government's recent decision to allow AirAsia to take over most of the national carrier's loss-making domestic routes. MAS unions are threatening picket-line action, which may escalate. The unions fear that up to 7,000 staff may lose their jobs. The move to allow AirAsia access to all MAS routes has been on the table for more than 18 months as the LCC posts solid profits while MAS struggles to find blue skies. Unions representing MAS ...

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