Private collaborations most welcome for better transportation landscape, says Loke

5 December 2019 More collaborations in the transport sector among private companies are encouraged to help transform the nation’s current transportation landscape. Transport Minister Anthony Loke Siew Fook said he believed that private companies have the ability to improve the transportation landscape especially by taking advantage of the digital platforms. Loke also said in the … Continue reading Private collaborations most welcome for better transportation landscape, says Loke

MAHB targets 3 new airlines in 2020

24 October 2019 Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) is expected to attract three new airline services to operate from the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) in 2020 as the airport continues to boost its connectivity to become an aviation hub in the region. Transport Minister Anthony Loke, in a recent written parliamentary reply, said the … Continue reading MAHB targets 3 new airlines in 2020

F&S Holdings takes control of Philippines AirAsia

14 October 2019 F&S Holdings, controlled by the family of Michael Romero, has assumed majority control of Philippines AirAsia (Z2, Manila Ninoy Aquino Int’l) after acquiring a 15.7% stake from Antonio Cojuangco’s vehicle TNR Holdings, English-language Philippine Daily Inquirer Business has reported. The Romeros’ business already held a 44.4% stake prior to the acquisition. F&S … Continue reading F&S Holdings takes control of Philippines AirAsia

Loke: PSC cut not temporary

4 September 2019 Transport Minister Anthony Loke Siew Fook said the lowering of passenger service charge or PSC for international travellers flying beyond Asean from klia2 and other airports, other than the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA), is “not temporary”, and “should not be disputed”. “It is not temporary. When it (PSC cut) was announced … Continue reading Loke: PSC cut not temporary

PSC for international flights at airports other than KLIA cut to RM50 from Oct 1

30 August 2019 The Passenger Service Charge (PSC) rate for international flights at all airports in Malaysia, except for the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA), has been cut to RM50 from RM73, effective Oct 1, Transport Minister Anthony Loke Siew Fook announced. He said the PSC rates for other sectors at all airports, however, remained … Continue reading PSC for international flights at airports other than KLIA cut to RM50 from Oct 1

Transport minister checks out KLIA situation before flying to Penang

23 August 2019 Despite the ongoing systems disruption at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport which has caused flight delays, Transport Minister Anthony Loke Siew Fook successfully boarded his flight to Penang this morning to attend an official event. According to the minister’s press secretary Lim Swee Kuan, although there was a slight delay in his … Continue reading Transport minister checks out KLIA situation before flying to Penang

E-hailing app launched in KLIA to help taxi drivers be more competitive

15 December 2018 The “caLLme” e-hailing app for taxis, which was officially launched at Kuala Lumpur International Airport, is aimed at giving taxi drivers a boost in competitiveness against larger, deeper-pocketed e-hailing platforms. Created as a collaboration between the National Cooperative Movement (Angkasa) and Malaysian Taxi Drivers, Limousine and Car Rental Operators Association (Petekma), the … Continue reading E-hailing app launched in KLIA to help taxi drivers be more competitive

Increased buggy service, free wheelchairs and strollers for klia2

13 December 2018 Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (MAHB) has boosted accessibility in klia2 by ramping up its free buggy service while also introducing wheelchairs and strollers for the convenience of senior citizens and parents with small children. Transport Minister Loke Siew Fook today launched the new wheelchairs and strollers which passengers can use for free. … Continue reading Increased buggy service, free wheelchairs and strollers for klia2

Malaysia Airports handled 89.8m passengers from January to November 2018

13 December 2018 Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) operating airports in Malaysia saw 89.8 million passenger arrivals from January to November this year. Acting Group Chief Executive Officer Raja Azmi Raja Nazuddin said for the 11-month period, the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) clocked 25.4 million passengers, while the Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (klia2) … Continue reading Malaysia Airports handled 89.8m passengers from January to November 2018

Ministry in talks to lower PSC

22 November 2018 The government is looking at reducing the passenger service charge (PSC) collected by Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB). “Lowering the PSC is on the agenda to make [air] travel more affordable for Malaysians,” said Transport Minister Anthony Loke Siew Fook. “I can’t give you more details because the discussion is ongoing, but … Continue reading Ministry in talks to lower PSC

Anthony Loke : Government not protecting local airlines

15 November 2018 The government will not be protecting local airlines amid competition from foreign airlines opting to operate in Malaysia, said Transport Minister Anthony Loke Siew Fook. Instead, he said, more airlines coming to Malaysia would promote healthy competition. Transport Minister Anthony Loke “We welcome competition and we would like to see more competition. … Continue reading Anthony Loke : Government not protecting local airlines

Aviation industry in Malaysia

22 September 2018 Robust demand for international air travel is making Asia-Pacific a pivotal region for connecting flights. The Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) was ranked the 12th most connected airport globally, according to OAG’s Megahubs International Index 2018. Airports in Malaysia The index ranks airports with the highest ratio of scheduled international connections to … Continue reading Aviation industry in Malaysia

X-ray machines coming to KLIA

22 September 2018 There will be no more raba-raba or pat-downs of passengers at Immigration checkpoints in KLIA and klia2 by mid-2019, says Transport Minister Anthony Loke (pic). Transport Minister Anthony Loke “This is when new X-ray machines will be installed at both airports,” he said at the groundbreaking ceremony of a RM2.7mil dedicated processing … Continue reading X-ray machines coming to KLIA

MAHB constructs RM2.7mil processing centre for airlines crew at klia2

21 September 2018 Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) is building a RM2.7 million processing centre for departing airlines crew at Kuala Lumpur International Airport terminal 2 (klia2). Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) is building a RM2.7 million processing centre for departing airlines crew at Kuala Lumpur International Airport terminal 2 (klia2). Picture by MAHB. The … Continue reading MAHB constructs RM2.7mil processing centre for airlines crew at klia2