Grounded airlines in Malaysia take to the skies to help Covid-19 frontliners

2 April 2020 All around the world, airlines are forced to deal with the devastating effects of the ongoing global outbreak of Covid-19 which have effectively brought the travel industry to a standstill. As more countries close off their borders and restrict travel to minimise the spread of the novel coronavirus, many carriers are either … Continue reading Grounded airlines in Malaysia take to the skies to help Covid-19 frontliners

Thermal Scanners Now Installed At KLIA Terminal 1 And 2 Departure Halls

25 March 2020 Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (MAHB) have installed thermal scanners at departure halls in both Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) 1 and 2 terminals. This is to further ensure the safety of all passengers as well as the airport community from the COVID-19 outbreak. Passenger screenings are effective from 23 March 2020 until … Continue reading Thermal Scanners Now Installed At KLIA Terminal 1 And 2 Departure Halls

Malaysia Airports ramping up initiatives to curb spread of COVID-19

21 March 2020 Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd, which operates 39 airports nationwide including the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA), is ramping up initiatives to help curb the spread of COVID-19 and ensure the effectiveness of the government’s Movement Control Order (MCO). Apart from the five thermal scanners at strategic locations along the arrival flow of … Continue reading Malaysia Airports ramping up initiatives to curb spread of COVID-19

MAHB’s passenger numbers still seen to hit 100.1 million mark in 2020

13 March 2020 Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (March 12, RM5.89) Maintain buy with a revised target price of RM7.65: February 2020 passenger traffic for Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) airports — excluding the Istanbul Sabiha Gocken Airport (ISGA) — fell 23.4% year-on-year (y-o-y) to 6.2 million passengers. On a year-to-date basis, MAHB airports in Malaysia … Continue reading MAHB’s passenger numbers still seen to hit 100.1 million mark in 2020

Malaysia Airports reports weaker commercial performance at KLIA in 2019; cautious about COVID-19 impact

11 March 2020 Malaysia Airports Holdings (MAHB) has reported a +3.4% year-on-year rise in non-aeronautical revenues to RM2,161.5 million (US$510 million) for the 12 months ended 31 December 2019. Within this, retail revenues climbed by +2.3% to RM850.2 million (US$200.6 million). At its biggest travel retail locations, Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and budget terminal … Continue reading Malaysia Airports reports weaker commercial performance at KLIA in 2019; cautious about COVID-19 impact

MAHB to roll out biometric identification at KLIA by June 2020

9 March 2020 ‘Single Token’ uses passengers’ facial identity as a substitution for passports and flight tickets at several verification points by SHAHEERA AZNAM SHAH/TMR PIC Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) is expected to roll out its biometric identification process for international outbound passengers at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) by June this year. … Continue reading MAHB to roll out biometric identification at KLIA by June 2020

Single-token biometric technology to be fully implemented in KLIA and klia2 in two years

6 March 2020 Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) aims to implement its single-token biometric system in full at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and klia2 within the next two years. “After the three-month pilot programme at KLIA, we plan to roll out the single-token biometric system starting in the middle of this year,” MAHB’s … Continue reading Single-token biometric technology to be fully implemented in KLIA and klia2 in two years