Highways and airports expecting increase in travel volume for Raya

2 June 2019 Traffic flow along several major highways was reported smooth today though traffic volume is expected to pick up tomorrow. A spokesperson from the Malaysian Highway Authority (LLM) said traffic was smooth on several highways including the PLUS highway, Elite Expressway, East coast expressway 1 and 2. “There is a slight congestion at … Continue reading Highways and airports expecting increase in travel volume for Raya

Orat exercise for klia2 departing airline crew dedicated processing centre

31 May 2019 Malaysia Airport Holdings Bhd (MAHB) will be conducting an operational readiness, activation and transition (Orat) exercise for the new dedicated processing centre for departing airline crew at the klia2 beginning from today. Group chief executive officer Raja Azmi Raja Nazuddin said the Orat exercise, to be conducted for a duration of two … Continue reading Orat exercise for klia2 departing airline crew dedicated processing centre

MAHB wins Green Leadership award

28 May 2019 Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) has bagged the Asia Responsible Award (AREA) 2019 for spearheading sustainable green initiatives and creating value to the aviation industry. In a statement today, it said the award, received in a ceremony held in Taiwan recently, was in recognition of its sustainability initiative for the Kuala Lumpur … Continue reading MAHB wins Green Leadership award

Let the courts decide

27 May 2019 Last week, a hearing date was set for AirAsia’s judicial review application against the Malaysian Aviation Commission’s (Mavcom) decision not to adjudicate on the airline’s dispute with Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB). The dispute in question was over uncollected passenger service charges (PSC), which MAHB is claiming from AirAsia Bhd and AirAsia … Continue reading Let the courts decide

Raya exodus begins

27 May 2019 The exodus of Malaysians from cities to their hometowns in conjunction with the festive season has begun. Apart from the masses in the Klang Valley, among the earliest to make the trip home are some 400,000 teachers nationwide following the mid-year school break from Friday to June 9 for Johor, Kedah, Kelantan … Continue reading Raya exodus begins

When a PTPTN U-turn is okay

25 May 2019 By Philip Golingai There is nothing wrong with emulating Barisan’s way of collecting debt, if it works. Someone sent me a screenshot tweet by a Pakatan Harapan leader who some on social media say should be the Education Minister. The politician tweeted: “There should be other mechanisms considered to manage the ballooning … Continue reading When a PTPTN U-turn is okay