MAHB shortlists candidates for Covid-19 screening and testing at airports

26 April 2021 MALAYSIA Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) is understood to have shortlisted at least 10 companies to provide Covid-19 screening and testing for passengers at the international airports it manages in the country. They include MyEG Services Bhd, in partnership with BP Clinical Lab Sdn Bhd; Bestinet Sdn Bhd, in a joint venture with … Continue reading MAHB shortlists candidates for Covid-19 screening and testing at airports

MAHB eyes RM1.3b investment to transform Subang Airport as regional hub

19 April 2021 Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) is eyeing a total investment of RM1.3 billion for Subang Airport’s (SZB) regeneration development that will transform it from an airport operator to an ecosystem master developer and aviation hub in Asia Pacific. KLIA Aeropolis Sdn Bhd head Randhill Singh said RM300 million would be needed for … Continue reading MAHB eyes RM1.3b investment to transform Subang Airport as regional hub

Malaysia Airports Remains Optimistic with 20 New International Destinations

16 April 2021 Air travel will be boosted at the network of airports operated by Malaysia Airports including its Turkish asset, Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (ISG). A total of 20 new international destinations and 80 additional domestic flights will help the airport operator to remain optimistic about the future of air travel. Some of … Continue reading Malaysia Airports Remains Optimistic with 20 New International Destinations

20 new international destinations expected to boost air travel for MAHB airports

16 April 2021 Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) expects 20 new international destinations and 80 additional domestic flights would boost air travel further for its network of airports, including the Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (ISG) in Turkey. In a statement today, MAHB said the new destinations include Hamburg, Basel, Zurich, Sarajevo, Copenhagen, Lyon, and … Continue reading 20 new international destinations expected to boost air travel for MAHB airports

Second phase of FODDS at KLIA to be completed by November

15 April 2021 Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) continues to enhance runway safety as it enters the second phase of the field trial for the high-precision Foreign Object Debris Detection System (FODDS). In a statement today, Malaysia Airports said the first phase was launched in 2019 with two towers completely equipped with state-of-the-art FODDS radars. … Continue reading Second phase of FODDS at KLIA to be completed by November

17 found positive with South African Covid-19 variant, all from same source

29 April 2021 The Ministry of Health has found 17 individuals positive with the South African variant of Covid-19 called B.1.125 as of today. Health Director-General Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the infections came from the same source following contact tracing efforts done at localities near Sepang and Kuala Langat. He said following … Continue reading 17 found positive with South African Covid-19 variant, all from same source

EAIC recommends immigration facilities at KLIA be improved

12 April 2021 The Enforcement Agency Integrity Commission (EAIC) has recommended that the government improve immigration facilities at KLIA, especially at the operations office. EAIC commissioner Mahmood Adam said this followed a visit by EAIC to KLIA today to observe the daily operations of enforcement agencies there, namely the Immigration Department, police, customs and the … Continue reading EAIC recommends immigration facilities at KLIA be improved

KLIA introduces initiative for passengers with hidden disabilities

12 April 2021 Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) has introduced a new initiative for passengers with hidden disabilities such as autism, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), global development delay (GDD) and sensory processing disorder. The Butterfly Effect initiative aims to provide a more relaxed and manageable airport experience coupled with special professional assistance from airport ground staff … Continue reading KLIA introduces initiative for passengers with hidden disabilities

60 stranded passengers take chartered flight to Malaysia for transit

10 April 2021 Some 60 stranded former non-resident workers in the Macau SAR were repatriated yesterday via AirAsia, some of them having medical conditions requiring urgent care. The return flight will bring in 12 local residents from Malaysia who were in transit from different regions. One of the key persons involved in organizing this flight, … Continue reading 60 stranded passengers take chartered flight to Malaysia for transit

HSR erasure to lower property value

8 April 2021 HSR localities would return to ‘backwater status’ and investors would have to wait until urban development reaches it, says expert THE recent S$102.8 million (RM320.27 million) settlement between Malaysia and Singapore for the cancellation of the highspeed rail (HSR) mega project is expected to devalue properties within the localities of the stations … Continue reading HSR erasure to lower property value

Vision-Box Awarded the Design, Supply, Testing, Commissioning and Maintenance of Single Token Solution At KLIA

8 April 2021 Vision-Box (vision-box.com) has been awarded the Single Token project by Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad for the implementation of biometric digital identity management system at the Terminal 1 (T1) and Terminal 2 (T2) of KL International Airport (KLIA). Vision-Box’s Orchestra™ Digital Identity Management Platform is a state-of-the-art touchless and contactless passenger processing technology, … Continue reading Vision-Box Awarded the Design, Supply, Testing, Commissioning and Maintenance of Single Token Solution At KLIA

South African virus strain detected

2 April 2021 The highly-contagious B.1.351 Covid-19 variant from South Africa has been detected in at least nine cases in Malaysia, the Health Ministry said. Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the variant was discovered from Covid-19 samples taken from cases around the Sepang and Kuala Langat districts in Selangor. “It was … Continue reading South African virus strain detected

Nine cases of ‘tougher’ South African Covid-19 variant detected in Malaysia

1 April 2021 The Health Ministry has detected nine cases of a new Covid-19 variant in Malaysia, the B.1.351 which was first discovered in South Africa late last year. Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the Institute for Medical Research (IMR) has identified and confirmed the existence of this variant among local … Continue reading Nine cases of ‘tougher’ South African Covid-19 variant detected in Malaysia

KLIA’S Business Travellers Centre to facilitate foreign business travellers, says minister

23 March 2021 A Business Travellers Centre (BTC) has been set up at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) to facilitate the entry of foreign business travellers into Malaysia, said Senior Minister cum International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali. Mohamed Azmin said the BTC was one of the main components under … Continue reading KLIA’S Business Travellers Centre to facilitate foreign business travellers, says minister

Caught between two nations

21 March 2021 He’s the man who is at the centre of a row between two countries, yet so little is known about him. The North Korean businessman Mun Chol-myong (pic) is the reason Malaysian and international press have been camping outside the North Korean embassy in Bukit Damansara here since 7.30am yesterday, almost like … Continue reading Caught between two nations

KLIA starts disinfecting arriving baggage with newly-installed tunnels

19 March 2021 The Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) has started disinfecting arriving baggage with its new automatic ultraviolet (UV) radiation system to curb COVID-19 and ensure airport safety remains at the highest level. In a statement, airport operator Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) said the latest Airports 4.0 initiative comprising UV bulbs installed in … Continue reading KLIA starts disinfecting arriving baggage with newly-installed tunnels

Covid-19: KLIA starts disinfecting arriving baggage with newly-installed automatic ultraviolet system

19 March 2021 The Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) has started disinfecting arriving baggage with its new automatic ultraviolet (UV) radiation system to curb Covid-19 and ensure airport safety remains at the highest level. In a statement, airport operator Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) said the latest Airports 4.0 initiative comprising UV bulbs installed in … Continue reading Covid-19: KLIA starts disinfecting arriving baggage with newly-installed automatic ultraviolet system

Mavcom: 428 complaints in second-half of last year, 98 percent of them resolved

19 March 2021 The Malaysian Aviation Commission (Mavcom) reported that it received a total of 428 complaints between July 1 and Dec 31, 2020 – 99.3% of which involved airlines, while 0.7% were on airports – according to its biannual Consumer Report. This translated to a 45.3% reduction from 783 complaints lodged during the corresponding … Continue reading Mavcom: 428 complaints in second-half of last year, 98 percent of them resolved

Queue wait time at KLIA reduced to under 10 minutes with 3D sensors

10 March 2021 A new 3D sensor technology is utilised for the Automated Queue Management System (AQMS) at Kuala Lumpur international Airport to manage and reduce queue wait times to under 10 minutes. Malaysia Airports group chief executive officer Datuk Mohd Shukrie Mohd Salleh said the AQMS leverages on Internet of Things (IoT) technology to … Continue reading Queue wait time at KLIA reduced to under 10 minutes with 3D sensors

High Court rules govt ban on the use of Allah by non-Muslims ‘illegal’ and ‘irrational’

10 March 2021 The High Court today ruled that non-Muslims can use the word Allah and three other words for teaching purposes. The other words are kaabah, solat, and baitullah. The ruling was made by Court of Appeal judge Datuk Nor Bee Ariffin, sitting as a High Court judge, after 13 years of legal battle … Continue reading High Court rules govt ban on the use of Allah by non-Muslims ‘illegal’ and ‘irrational’

MAHB aims to fully implement airport queue management system at KLIA critical touchpoints by June

10 March 2021 Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) aims to complete the implementation of the Automated Queue Management System (AQMS) at all critical touch points at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA), including check-in, Immigration and Customs by June this year. In a statement, MAHB said the first phase of the AQMS has been completed for … Continue reading MAHB aims to fully implement airport queue management system at KLIA critical touchpoints by June

Flying high for Malaysia

5 March 2021 A GLOBAL survey carried out in the first half of 2020 ranked Kuala Lumpur International Airport as one of the top 10 airports in the world. It was done by Airport Service Quality (ASQ) which benchmarks the world’s best airports. (ASQ is carried out by the Airports Council International that sets the … Continue reading Flying high for Malaysia

Malaysia Airports offering private health safety screening, says chairman

4 March 2021 Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) is looking to upgrade its offerings by providing private health safety screening services for passengers to enjoy faster clearance upon arrival at the airport. Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (MAHB) chairman, Datuk Seri Zambry Abd Kadir said the move was expected to enhance passenger experience as they could … Continue reading Malaysia Airports offering private health safety screening, says chairman

KLIA to provide private health safety screening services

4 March 2021 Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) is set to offer private health safety screening services for passengers at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) to enjoy faster clearance upon arrival. The airport operator said the services will enhance passenger experience as they can undergo tests and wait for their results in comfortable surroundings. … Continue reading KLIA to provide private health safety screening services

Arrival of Sinovac vaccines boosts national immunisation programme

27 February 2021 Another batch of Covid-19 vaccines have arrived safely in the country to boost the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme, this time from Chinese pharmaceutical firm Sinovac. The supplies, which were flown from Beijing, China via Malaysia Airlines flight MH319, landed safely at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) in Sepang at 9am today, … Continue reading Arrival of Sinovac vaccines boosts national immunisation programme

Khairy: Pfizer must verify its vaccine can now be stored at standard freezer temperatures

21 February 2021 Pharmaceutical company Pfizer Malaysia Sdn Bhd will have to submit data to verify that its Covid-19 vaccine can be stored at standard freezer temperatures (-20 degrees Celsius) for two weeks. Science, Technology and Innovation Minister Khairy Jamaluddin said the latest approval by the United States Food and Drug Authority on the matter … Continue reading Khairy: Pfizer must verify its vaccine can now be stored at standard freezer temperatures

KJ: More than 3,500 have received Pfizer shots, over a million already registered on MySejahtera app

27 February 2021 Over 3,500 people have been vaccinated with the Pfizer jab so far, says Science, Technology and Innovation Minister Khairy Jamaluddin. He said the number of people who have registered their interest in receiving the vaccine is now more than one million. “As of 7am today (Feb 27), about 1,183,779 registrations for the … Continue reading KJ: More than 3,500 have received Pfizer shots, over a million already registered on MySejahtera app

Khairy pledges to take next vaccine in bid to instill confidence

27 February 2021 Science, Technology and Innovation Minister Khairy Jamaluddin has pledged to be inoculated with the next vaccine that gets the National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Agency’s (NPRA) green light. The minister said he will be the first to take the next vaccine that crosses the line, be it Sputnik V, Sinovac (CoronaVac) or AstraZeneca. “I … Continue reading Khairy pledges to take next vaccine in bid to instill confidence

MASkargo to receive China’s Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine at KLIA today

27 February 2021 The experience of managing the delivery of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccines last Sunday, has contributed to the MAB Kargo Sdn Bhd (MASkargo) team being better equipped to handle the arrival of the next batch of vaccines from China’s Sinovac today (Feb 27). MASkargo chief operating officer Mohd Zulkefly Ujang said although the … Continue reading MASkargo to receive China’s Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine at KLIA today

Aerobot makes debut at ISG as part of MAHB’s airports 4.0 initiative

24 February 2021 Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) has introduced Aerobot, a social robot, at Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (ISG). In a statement yesterday, the airport operator group said the mobile robot would assist passengers in way-finding and had been programmed to remind passengers of new travel practices to promote a safe airport environment. … Continue reading Aerobot makes debut at ISG as part of MAHB’s airports 4.0 initiative

Covid-19: Khairy says Malaysia to receive additional 182,520 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine tomorrow

23 February 2021 Malaysia will receive its second batch of 182,520 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine tomorrow (Feb 24) for distribution to states that have yet to receive the vaccine, said Coordinating Minister for National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme Khairy Jamaluddin. Khairy, who is also Science, Technology and Innovation Minister, said the vaccine, produced in Belgium, was … Continue reading Covid-19: Khairy says Malaysia to receive additional 182,520 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine tomorrow

With over 150 improvements, MAHB now offers top-notch services to passengers

23 February 2021 MAHB assures travellers that air travel is safe and with all the efforts it has been implementing, they can travel seamlessly and with peace of mind THROUGH the “1 Improvement 1 Week” initiative by Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB), almost 150 of weekly improvements have been implemented by the organisation so far … Continue reading With over 150 improvements, MAHB now offers top-notch services to passengers

Vaccinations Wed for first batch

22 February 2021 Ensuring at least 80 per cent of all adults in Malaysia are vaccinated is very important to achieve herd immunity against Covid-19, said Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin (pic). The Prime Minister said herd immunity would directly curb the spread of Covid-19, preventing the situation in the country from worsening. Malaysia’s first phase … Continue reading Vaccinations Wed for first batch

Malaysian Civil Defence Force to use TracVirus app to monitor those entering country, says minister

22 February 2021 The Malaysian Civil Defence Force (APM) will use the TracVirus application (app) to obtain data and monitor all individuals entering the country, said Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Special Functions), Datuk Seri Mohd Redzuan Md Yusof. He said the use of the application developed by local company, Tri-G Technologies Sdn Bhd … Continue reading Malaysian Civil Defence Force to use TracVirus app to monitor those entering country, says minister

The vaccine is here

22 February 2021 A YEAR after Covid-19 broke out, the vaccine of the deadly virus, which has killed over 1,000 people in Malaysia, has finally arrived. Carried by the national flag carrier’s cargo arm — MABkargo Sdn Bhd using an Airbus 330-300 aircraft — the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine shipment touched down at the Kuala Lumpur International … Continue reading The vaccine is here

MASkargo CEO relates challenges behind flying first batch of Covid-19 vaccine home

21 February 2021 The challenges behind the special flight carrying the first batch of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA), this morning were related by MAB Kargo Sdn Bhd (MASkargo) chief executive officer Ibrahim Mohamed Salleh. He said among the challenges faced in handling the Covid-19 vaccine included vaccine management procedures that required … Continue reading MASkargo CEO relates challenges behind flying first batch of Covid-19 vaccine home

DHL Express delivers first batch of Covid-19 vaccines to Malaysia

21 February 2021 From “door-to-door” and “in just three days” services, DHL Express successfully delivered the first batch of Covid-19 vaccines to Malaysia today. The express service provider worked with Malaysia Aviation Group’s cargo subsidiary, MABkargo Sdn Bhd (MASkargo) to fly the vaccines in and subsequently arranged for them to be sent directly to designated … Continue reading DHL Express delivers first batch of Covid-19 vaccines to Malaysia

Police provide security escort for Covid-19 vaccine movement — Bukit Aman

21 February 2021 The Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) is providing security escort for every movement of Covid-19 vaccine that arrives in the country, said the Bukit Aman Internal Security and Public Order Department (Operations) deputy director Datuk Azri Ahmad. For the arrival of the first batch of Covid-19 Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine today, a total of 150 … Continue reading Police provide security escort for Covid-19 vaccine movement — Bukit Aman

571,802 frontliners have registered for Covid-19 immunisation — Khairy

21 February 2021 A total of 571,802 frontliners have registered to receive the Covid-19 vaccination as of yesterday, says Coordinating Minister for National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme Khairy Jamaluddin. He said of the total, 57.3% were medical and health personnel, with 39.8% being from the Ministry of Health (MoH) and the remaining 17.5% comprising other medical … Continue reading 571,802 frontliners have registered for Covid-19 immunisation — Khairy

Police to provide maximum security at KLIA for arrival of Covid-19 vaccines on Sunday (Feb 21)

20 February 2021 Maximum security will be imposed at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport when the first batch of Covid-19 vaccines arrive in the country on Sunday (Feb 21). Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Abdul Hamid Bador said police are ready to facilitate the transport of the vaccines from KLIA to the storage facility in … Continue reading Police to provide maximum security at KLIA for arrival of Covid-19 vaccines on Sunday (Feb 21)

Special team set up to coordinate process of receiving Covid-19 vaccine — MASkargo

20 February 2021 MAB Kargo Sdn Bhd (MASkargo) has formed a special team specially for the coordination process in receiving Malaysia’s Covid-19 vaccine supply, said its chief operations officer Mohd Zulkefly Ujang. He said the team set up two months ago comprises 30 members who have expertise in vaccine management. “The team will manage the … Continue reading Special team set up to coordinate process of receiving Covid-19 vaccine — MASkargo

Confused About Malaysia’s COVID-19 Vaccination Process? Here’s The Guide To Help You

20 February 2021 Malaysia will receive the first batch of vaccines on Sunday, 21 February In the first batch, a total of 312,390 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine will arrive at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) tomorrow under the National COVID-19 Immunisation Programme. Following which, the first phase will begin on 26 February with … Continue reading Confused About Malaysia’s COVID-19 Vaccination Process? Here’s The Guide To Help You

Aircraft with first batch of Covid-19 vaccine arrives on Sunday

19 February 2021 The first batch of Covid-19 vaccines will arrive at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) on Sunday, ahead of the biggest-ever nationwide immunisation exercise that is scheduled to begin five days later on Feb 26. An Airbus A330-300, of national carrier Malaysia Airlines, will fly in 312,390 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine … Continue reading Aircraft with first batch of Covid-19 vaccine arrives on Sunday

Malaysia Airlines plane with Jalur Gemilang livery to bring in Covid-19 vaccine on Sunday (Feb 21)

18 February 2021 A Malaysia Airlines Airbus A330-300 plane emblazoned with the livery of the national flag has been tasked to fly in the Covid-19 Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for Malaysians on Sunday (Feb 21). The jetliner will be carrying 312,390 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for the first delivery to Malaysia under the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme … Continue reading Malaysia Airlines plane with Jalur Gemilang livery to bring in Covid-19 vaccine on Sunday (Feb 21)

MASkargo steps up preparation to receive Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine

17 February 2021 MAB Kargo Sdn Bhd (MASkargo) is intensifying preparations at the Advanced Cargo Centre (ACC), KL International Airport (KLIA) to ensure the smooth and orderly handling of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine which is due to arrive in Malaysia on Sunday. “The preparation to receive the vaccine is currently at 110 per cent,” said … Continue reading MASkargo steps up preparation to receive Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine

MAHB passenger traffic dropped in January on restrictions

16 February 2021 MALAYSIA Airports Holdings Bhd’s (MAHB) total passenger traffic in January 2021 recorded 8.6% month-on-month (MoM) decline to 2.1 million passengers attributed to renewed travel restrictions in Malaysia and Turkey. The airport operator in a bourse filing yesterday said overall passenger movement in Malaysia stood at 754,000, while Sahiba Gokcen International Airport (SGIA) … Continue reading MAHB passenger traffic dropped in January on restrictions

312,390 doses of Covid-19 vaccine to arrive in first shipment — Khairy

16 February 2021 A total of 312,390 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine will be flown in as the first shipment to Malaysia. Science, Technology and Innovation Minister Khairy Jamaluddin said the vaccine will be flown by MASKargo flight to Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) where it will be sorted and sent to various vaccine … Continue reading 312,390 doses of Covid-19 vaccine to arrive in first shipment — Khairy

MAHB passenger movement down 82.6%

16 February 2021 Passenger movements for Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd’s (MAHB) network of airports contracted by 82.6% to 2.1 million in January 2021 from 11.89 million in the same month last year. The airport operator said Malaysia recorded overall passenger movements of 800,000 for January, a contraction of 91.6% compared with January 2020. Meanwhile, the … Continue reading MAHB passenger movement down 82.6%

RGL/TCA between Malaysia, Indonesia will improve air traffic numbers, says MAHB

15 February 2021 The reciprocal green lane/travel corridor arrangement (RGL/TCA) between Malaysia and Indonesia is expected to improve air traffic numbers between the two countries. Malaysia Airport Holding Bhd (MAHB) group chief executive officer Datuk Mohd Shukrie Mohd Salleh said furthermore, Malaysia’s national Covid-19 vaccination programme will certainly help the airport operator’s efforts in seeing … Continue reading RGL/TCA between Malaysia, Indonesia will improve air traffic numbers, says MAHB

MAHB: January 2021 passenger movements at 2.1 million

15 February 2021 Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd’s (MAHB) network of airports recorded 2.1 million passenger movements in January 2021, a contraction of 82.6% compared with January 2020. The international and THE domestic sectors recorded 500,000 and 1.6 million passenger movements with year-on-year contractions of 91.3% and 74% respectively in the same period last year. On … Continue reading MAHB: January 2021 passenger movements at 2.1 million

Malaysia Aviation Group gives seasonal thanks to KLIA frontliners

11 February 2021 Today’s choice is a great combination of giving back and festive cheer. In the countdown to Lunar New Year this Friday (12 February), Malaysia Aviation Group (MAG) took the opportunity to show its appreciation of the tireless efforts of frontliners at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA). Over 180 officers from Malaysia’s Ministry … Continue reading Malaysia Aviation Group gives seasonal thanks to KLIA frontliners

High court orders release of Pakistan International Airlines aircraft

10 February 2021 On 27 January 2021 the Kuala Lumpur High Court ordered the immediate release of a Pakistan International Airlines Boeing 777 aircraft. The aircraft had been grounded and detained at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) for two weeks as a result of a mandatory injunction. The detention of the aircraft had garnered significant … Continue reading High court orders release of Pakistan International Airlines aircraft

Kampung Tunku rep corrects Najib about quarantine tag removal but backs ex-PM’s criticism of ministers’ exemption

9 February 2021 Kampung Tunku assemblyman Lim Yi Wei today corrected Datuk Seri Najib Razak whom she said made factual errors about her Covid-19 infection and self-quarantine tag. Taking to Facebook, Lim said Najib wrongly stated that her pink quarantine tag was cut off when she tested negative from the first swab test on September … Continue reading Kampung Tunku rep corrects Najib about quarantine tag removal but backs ex-PM’s criticism of ministers’ exemption

Two immigration officers claim trial to bribery, money laundering charges

6 February 2021 Two immigration officers and a woman pleaded not guilty in the Sessions Court here, today to bribery and money laundering charges allegedly committed between February 2018 and November last year. Deputy assistant director Mohd Faizzan Sani, 35, officer Muhammad Zul Anishaffizie Zakaria, 32, and his wife Harlifarhani Abdul Halim, 29, entered the … Continue reading Two immigration officers claim trial to bribery, money laundering charges

Bribes for cops? It’s nothing new, says Bangladeshi NGO

5 February 2021 An international non-governmental organisation (NGO) based in Dhaka, Bangladesh, has described as “nothing new” an allegation of a policeman forcing a returning worker to pay a bribe even though he had valid travel papers. Building Resources Across Communities (BRAC) claimed what happened was nothing new and the organisation had received countless similar … Continue reading Bribes for cops? It’s nothing new, says Bangladeshi NGO

KLIA hits perfect score in global survey

31 January 2021 Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) has bagged the top spot in the global Airport Service Quality (ASQ) survey by Airports Council International. ASQ benchmarks the world’s best airports in terms of overall passenger satisfaction for terminal safety, facilities, services and cleanliness. Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (MAHB) said KLIA achieved a perfect score … Continue reading KLIA hits perfect score in global survey

KLIA soars to the top in global airport service quality survey

30 January 2021 The Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) has bagged the top spot in the global Airport Service Quality (ASQ) survey by Airports Council International (ACI). ASQ benchmarks the world’s best airports in terms of overall passenger satisfaction for terminal safety, facilities, services, and cleanliness. Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (MAHB) said KLIA achieved a … Continue reading KLIA soars to the top in global airport service quality survey

KLIA scores perfect 5/5 in latest global Airport Service Quality survey

30 January 2021 Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) said Kuala Lumpur International Airport has achieved a perfect score of 5/5 and gained the top spot in the latest global Airport Service Quality (ASQ) survey. The ASQ survey was administered by Airports Council International (ACI) for the category of over 40 million passengers per annum in … Continue reading KLIA scores perfect 5/5 in latest global Airport Service Quality survey

KPJ, Lablink cooperate with probe on forged Covid-19 screening slips

28 January 2021 KPJ Healthcare Bhd (KPJ) and the group’s pathology laboratory arm, Lablink (M) Sdn Bhd, said they were working together with authorities probing a syndicate which sold forged Covid-19 screening test slips. This came after KPJ said it was made aware of reports where counterfeit or falsified Covid-19 result slips with forged Lablink … Continue reading KPJ, Lablink cooperate with probe on forged Covid-19 screening slips

KLIA police bust Pakistani-led syndicate selling forged Covid screening slips

27 January 2021 A Pakistani-led syndicate known as “Habib Gang” which sold forged covid-19 screening test slips has been busted. The syndicate’s activities were exposed when two Pakistani men were arrested on January 20 after providing dubious Covid-19 screening test documentation at the registration counter for flights to Pakistan, which led to the arrest of … Continue reading KLIA police bust Pakistani-led syndicate selling forged Covid screening slips

FAQ: Air travel during MCO 2.0

27 January 2021 WITH air travel gradually opening up, Malaysia Airlines (MAS) has provided answers to some of the frequently asked questions by passengers. Q: I am coming back from overseas, what should I expect upon arriving at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA)? A: Effective Dec 18,2020, all passengers with negative RT-PCR (reverse transcription polymerase … Continue reading FAQ: Air travel during MCO 2.0

Malaysia Airlines continues flying despite raging Covid-19 pandemic

25 January 2021 Malaysia Airlines Bhd (MAB) has not stopped flying since the first day Covid-19 outbreak was declared by the World Health Organisation (WHO) on December 31, 2019. Corporate safety oversight head Datuk Dr. Mohammad Razin Kamarulzaman said the national carrier has continued to operate despite reduced daily flight operations for the past 10 … Continue reading Malaysia Airlines continues flying despite raging Covid-19 pandemic