KUALA LUMPUR, 3 February 2020 – Pertaining to the judgment by the Crown Court at Southwark, London on graft allegations involving Airbus SE and two persons related to AirAsia Berhad (“AirAsia”) and AirAsia X Berhad (“AirAsia X”), as also reported in various media on 1 February 2020, the Malaysian Aviation Commission (”Commission”) will assess whether there is any contravention of the Malaysian Aviation Commission Act 2015 [Act 771] and the Commission’s Guidelines on Fit and Proper Person (“Guidelines”).

AirAsia and AirAsia X being holders of air service licences issued by the Commission, and their key responsible persons, are subject to Act 771 and the Guidelines.

The allegations touch on the jurisdictions of multiple agencies in Malaysia and therefore, the Commission will cooperate and work with all relevant authorities on this matter.