Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (MAHB), its subsidiary Malaysia Airports (Sepang) Sdn Bhd and Capital A Berhad (formerly known as AirAsia Group Berhad), the holding company of AirAsia Aviation Group Limited, have announced the discontinuance of legal proceedings between all parties.

Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (MAHB) Managing Director, Dato’ Iskandar Mizal Mahmood said: “We are pleased to confirm that all parties are dropping proceedings. There are no longer any legal proceedings or material litigation from MAHB against AirAsia Berhad/AirAsia X Berhad. We believe that close collaboration with all stakeholders within the aviation ecosystem is key in propelling us towards growth for both the industry and the country. We are committed towards working together for the mutual benefit and success of all the aviation stakeholders i.e. airlines, airports, passengers and the industry.”

Capital A CEO, Tony Fernandes said, “AirAsia Berhad and AirAsia X have also withdrawn all legal proceedings as we look forward to working together for a better future.

“As the world recovers from the pandemic, and substantial losses in the aviation sector in particular, it is integral that all stakeholders work together to stimulate the air travel revival. As two major players driving the aviation ecosystem, it is more important than ever that MAHB and our Malaysian based airlines AirAsia Berhad and AirAsia X Berhad, show solidarity in making Malaysia’s aviation industry competitive and attractive again.

“We are thrilled to have found common ground to reach an amicable outcome on the resolution of any outstanding matters with MAHB, through supportive and constructive dialogue in the spirit of the partnership. This bodes well to support the speedy recovery of the industry and to stimulate Malaysia’s tourism and economic growth.

“We thank MAHB for their support to make air travel out of our main hub in klia2 not only affordable for many millions of passengers each year but also with a mutual commitment to work with us on improved services to build a better tourism industry in Malaysia for the future, which is a win win for us all.”