KUALA LUMPUR, June 25 -- Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu said today he bore no grudge against Malaysia Airlines after a flight delay saw the former miss a meeting with the prime minister.

Utusan Malaysia reported Mohamad or better known as Mat Sabu saying that Malaysia Airlines is "always in my heart", after the national carrier issued an apology for the delay.

"Malaysia Airlines is always in my heart. Despite me not being a minister before, I was a Malaysia Airlines platinum card holder because I regularly used this company's service when flying overseas.

"My issue with Malaysia Airlines is settled by way of meeting with their party, and I had also contacted Malaysia Airlines' chief executive officer Izham Ismail to discuss this matter....