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

MAHB keen on interlining

22 October 2019 Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) sees a prospect of integrating Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) with its second terminal klia2 via a 1.5km link and airlines interlining. However, building the link as well as other infrastructure to integrate both terminals would be costly for the airport operator to bear alone, MAHB group … Continue reading MAHB keen on interlining

Provide proof of klia2 long lines? Not our job, AirAsia tells Mavcom

22 October 2019 Low-cost carrier AirAsia Group today questioned the Malaysian Aviation Commission (Mavcom) for requesting it provide documented details of congestion at klia2 immigration counters. AirAsia Berhad chief executive officer Riad Asmat accused the aviation regulator of forsaking its responsibility, saying Mavcom’s duty is to protect the rights of air passengers. “The onus is … Continue reading Provide proof of klia2 long lines? Not our job, AirAsia tells Mavcom

AirAsia irked by long queues at klia2

18 October 2019 AirAsia Group Berhad chief executive officer Tan Sri Tony Fernandes expressed disappointment with Malaysian Aviation Commission (Mavcom) for its handling of complaints of Immigration counter congestion at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (klia2). Fernandes said AirAsia had submitted a letter to Mavcom requesting help to resolve the congestion, but in return … Continue reading AirAsia irked by long queues at klia2

MAHB: Backlog at klia2’s immigration counters will be thing of the past

18 October 2019 Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (MAHB) has assured travellers that lengthy immigration queues during peak hours at klia2 will soon be a thing of the past. MAHB said it is now focusing on ways to improve immigration clearance, such as working with the Immigration Department to prevent passenger backlog, and relocating its Eraman … Continue reading MAHB: Backlog at klia2’s immigration counters will be thing of the past

AirAsia says queues at ‘flawed’ klia2 can last for more than one hour – and the situation is ‘worsening’

17 October 2019 Long queues that span over an hour are now a daily occurrence The Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (MAHB) must urgently fix the “worsening” congestion in Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (klia2) before an expected 30 million tourists arrive in Malaysia during next year’s Visit Malaysia campaign, low cost carrier AirAsia has said. … Continue reading AirAsia says queues at ‘flawed’ klia2 can last for more than one hour – and the situation is ‘worsening’

AirAsia: Congestion at klia2 immigration counters gives country a bad image

17 October 2019 Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) needs to immediately make adjustments at klia2 to address congestion at immigration counters or risk painting a bad image of Malaysia, says budget carrier AirAsia Group. AirAsia Malaysia CEO Riad Asmat and AirAsia X Malaysia CEO Benyamin Ismail said the long queues at immigration counters for foreign … Continue reading AirAsia: Congestion at klia2 immigration counters gives country a bad image