WHY WAIT UNTIL 6,000 STAFF HAVE BEEN SACKED, NAJIB? IT’S MAHATHIR’S FAULT BUT I WILL PUT IT RIGHT – NAJIB ON ‘NIGHTMARE’ MAS

KUALA LUMPUR – The troubles at Malaysia Airlines was due to a past prime minister, the incumbent Datuk Seri Najib Razak said today.

The country’s sixth prime minister said in his speech at the Malaysia Aviation Group Raya celebrations in Sepang that the national flag carrier has been fraught with “horrendous decisions in the past”, news portal Malaysiakini reported.

“I’m not going down that road but that was a nightmare that was inflicted upon MAS that was done by one of my predecessors,” he was quoted saying, but without naming the person.

Najib was then reported promising to fix the problems within the national airline.

“But I will put it right. I will make sure MAS recovers and becomes one of the leading airlines in the world.”

His speech was reported to have been met with loud applause by thousands in attendance.

– Malay Mail

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