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Ground control

21 March 2019 By Clara Ferreira Marques

The flag carrier has been losing cash for years. Now Premier Mahathir Mohamad is asking if it should fly at all. State-meddling has hampered a turnaround and there’s too much local capacity. Folding the airline would show that his government is ready to rein in the state.

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