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Malaya was a former possession of Great Britain in the Malay Peninsula and the East Indies, comprising what is now Malaysia and Singapore.

 

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Federation Air Services  last update: 2017

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1951 - 1958
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : >>Malayan Airways >Malaysian Airlines >MSA >Malaysian Airlines Berhad >MAS (Malaysia Airways)
Comments : Malayan Airways was formed on 12Oct1937 & commenced operations on 01May1947. Took over Federation Air Service on 01Mar1958, Malaysian Airways was renamed to MSA (Malaysia-Singapore Airlines) on 01Jan1967 [MAS was formed as WEARNES AIR SERVICES in 1937 by Straits Steamship and continued services until 1941. MALAYAN AIRWAYS was formed out of the ashes and commenced operations in 1947. Renamed to MALAYSIA AIRLINES in 1963 after the new state of Malaysia was formed. The airline was then renamed to MSA (Malaysia-Singapore Airlines) in 1967 and restructured into the 2 separate airlines. MALAYSIAN AIRLINES BERHAD was registered in 1971 after the ending of MSA, (SIA being the other one) with operations beginning in 1972. The present name of MAS was adopted in 1987. National flag carrier of Malaysia and is a well established international and domestic carrier].

Malayan Airways  last update: 2017

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1947 - 1963
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Malayan Airways >Malaysian Airlines >MSA >Malaysian Airlines Berhad >MAS (Malaysia Airways)
Comments : Malayan Airways was formed on 12Oct1937 & commenced operations on 01May1947. Took over Federation Air Service on 01Mar1958, Malaysian Airways was renamed to MSA (Malaysia-Singapore Airlines) on 01Jan1967 [MAS was formed as WEARNES AIR SERVICES in 1937 by Straits Steamship and continued services until 1941. MALAYAN AIRWAYS was formed out of the ashes and commenced operations in 1947. Renamed to MALAYSIA AIRLINES in 1963 after the new state of Malaysia was formed. The airline was then renamed to MSA (Malaysia-Singapore Airlines) in 1967 and restructured into the 2 separate airlines. MALAYSIAN AIRLINES BERHAD was registered in 1971 after the ending of MSA, (SIA being the other one) with operations beginning in 1972. The present name of MAS was adopted in 1987. National flag carrier of Malaysia and is a well established international and domestic carrier].

Wearne's Air Services   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1937 - 1941
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Wearne's Air Services +>Malayan Airways >Malaysian Airlines >MSA >Malaysian Airlines Berhad >MAS (Malaysia Airways)
Comments : Wearne's Air Services was formed on 18Dec1936 & started operations to Kuala Lumpar and Penang on 28Jun1937 [MAS was formed as WEARNES AIR SERVICES in 1937 by Straits Steamship and continued services until 1941. MALAYAN AIRWAYS was formed out of the ashes and commenced operations in 1947. Renamed to MALAYSIA AIRLINES in 1963 after the new state of Malaysia was formed. The airline was then renamed to MSA (Malaysia-Singapore Airlines) in 1967 and restructured into the 2 separate airlines. MALAYSIAN AIRLINES BERHAD was registered in 1971 after the ending of MSA, (SIA being the other one) with operations beginning in 1972. The present name of MAS was adopted in 1987. National flag carrier of Malaysia and is a well established international and domestic carrier]
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