10 December 2018
Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) network of airports including the Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Inter-national Airport, recorded 11 million passengers in November 2018, representing a 3.8% growth from November 2017.
The increase in passenger movements for MAHB network of airports was driven by airlines launching new routes for both the international and domestic sector, additional frequencies and operation of new airlines, particularly in MAHB’s network of airports.
Indigo Airlines, a low-cost airline based in India and Condor Airlines, a leisure airline based in Frankfurt, Germany commenced operation to Kuala Lumpur International Airport( KLIA) and Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (klia2) in November.
On a twelve-month basis, the MAHB network of airports grew 4.2% to 132.8 million passengers, which is also the highest number of passenger movement recorded to date.
Overall aircraft movements increased 5.3% with international and domestic aircraft movements recording an increase of 6.1% and 4.8% respectively compared to November 2017.
In a separate filing with Bursa Malaysia, MAHB said it is incorporating a company called Malay-sia Airports (Subang) Sdn Bhd (MA Subang) to undertake all businesses related to the regeneration of the Subang airport.