It's not those on order. It is a NEW
It's long term not short term. And You must remember, few months ago, the chinese government has approved yet another landing rights/frequencies for MH
and another new destinations within the panda land. In other words, MH
mainland china expansion is on its way and to stay for a long time. MH
(DOT in US) also seeks more landing rights in India, Vietnam and The philippines. Refer to Annual report.
On the other hand, the gov body/agency that handle hajj (called Tabung Haji) in malaysia has secure an agreement with saudi gov for extra/more hajj pilgrimages from Malaysia, plus the permanent residence for malaysian pilgrimages at the holy land has been completed and due for another expansion by the malaysian gov in the future to handle more and provide better security/comfort for the hajj pilgrimages. I don't know the exact amount of hajj pilgrimages from Malaysia, but you must remember it's not 1 or 2 or 3 or 5 but it's many many trips from KUL
to Jeddah and back to Jeddah again.
Perhaps the new bill to be settle by TH
Holding an investing arm of the Tabung Haji. Just like they did/invest in the KLIA Express/ERL projects.
On the other side, the 2 undelivered B744s or should I say the fleet modernisation (new B747/777) programme that led MH
into bankruptcy was made during Naluri (privatise and made at wrong time) period not government or state controlled era.
About the seat configuration, i had no idea about that. But i tot, MH
also has Golden Holidays for Hajj package, price available from First Class to Eco Class. I don't see the problem there.
Anyway, that's what i think from my point fo view. Because your PM
clearly said "the gov will buy 2 new a/c..." buy is different from will get right? I just want to know which a/c?
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