Rayani Airlines has launched Malaysia’s first sharia-compliant airline using a Boeing 737-400 aircraft. The carrier—a joint venture between Malaysia-based resources companies Merdeka Jayabumi Enterprise and Terus Maju Metal—started operations with a Kuala Lumpur International (KLIA2)–Langkawi flight on Dec. 20, 2015. The airline offers a two-class cabin, supplies passengers with halal food, uses hijab head coverings for female cabin crew and offers a prayer session ...

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