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2013-09-12 08:21:00

LONDON, September 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A luncheon meeting will be held at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Kuala Lumpur on 17 September 2013. Keynote speakers Mr. Muhamad Khair Mirza, Senior General Manager, Planning of Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (MAHB) and Mr. Alex Kirby, EVP Airport Cities, UBM will give presentations and lead discussions on Malaysia Airport's key development plans for KLIA and the surrounding area and how the development of the Aeropolis at KLIA will act...

2013-06-03 08:20:42

LONDON, June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Live, organiser of the Airport Cities World Conference and Exhibition (ACE) has announced that next year's event will take place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from March 31-April 2, 2014. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130603/618397 ) Malaysia Airports Holding Berhad (MAHB), the operator of Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA), will be the official host of ACE 2014 adding its name to the list of major...

2010-03-15 00:30:00

SINGAPORE, March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The recent International Air Transport Association (IATA) announcement of Asia Pacific edging past North America and Europe to become the world's largest aviation market has reaffirmed Asia's leadership prospects in the global aviation arena. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO) IATA halved its loss forecast for 2010 and lowered its 2009 loss estimate stating that the improvements seen were mainly due to economic recovery...

2008-11-14 09:00:21

AirAsia X has launched a new service from Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia to Melbourne in Australia. The airline operates the new service using wide-bodied Airbus A330-300 aircraft. AirAsia X will service the route between Melbourne and Kuala Lumpur initially with four return flights per week. AirAsia X has announced plans to upgrade this schedule to daily return flights during the peak season from December 18, 2008 to January 16, 2009. Daily return flights will then commence from March 2009....

2008-11-06 06:00:13

AirAsia has announced that it will launch a daily direct flight to Tiruchirappalli in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, beginning December 1, 2008. The airline will operate the daily direct flight using Airbus A320 aircraft. Tiruchirappalli is the first destination to be serviced by AirAsia in India. The airline is offering fares from INR699 one-way on the Tiruchirappalli-Kuala Lumpur route. Tony Fernandes, group CEO of AirAsia, said: "Tiruchirappalli will be our...

2008-10-14 03:00:22

By Yvonne Chong FINANCIAL RESTRUCTURING AT Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB), on the cards for some four years now, has been snagged by delays. However, MAHB managing director Datuk Seri Bashir Ahmad Abdul Majid is optimistic the group's long overdue restructuring would be finalised by year-end. `We hope to get it all sorted out by the end of the year. But last year, we had also thought we would have resolved the issue by the end of the year. Well ... fingers crossed,' he tells...

2008-10-08 00:00:28

By Presenna Nambiar AIRASIA Bhd's major shareholder Tune Air Sdn Bhd said it may take the airline private at an indicative price of RM1.35 per share. Tune Air told Bursa Malaysia in reply to a query yesterday that it is one of the options the company is developing to optimise and expand the operations of the airline. The company, however, said that the price is subject to change, depending on the market conditions at the point of decision. "It must be emphasised that this option is...

2008-09-25 00:00:23

By Hamisah Hamid BOSTON: The Penang International Airport will be the second airport after the KL International Airport (KLIA) in Sepang to be recognised as a "green" airport, says Malaysia Airports Holdings (MAHB) managing director Datuk Seri Bashir Ahmad. The airport operator is currently taking steps to make all airports under its management environmentally-friendly. "We will start with the international airports. It is going to be slightly harder (with the other domestic airports) as...

2008-09-25 00:00:23

By Hamisah Hamid BOSTON: Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) said it does not expect to see any major impact on its business as international carriers go ahead with plans to trim their flight schedules come November due to the high fuel costs and a general slowdown in the economy. Managing director Datuk Seri Bashir Ahmad said the airport operator is expecting airlines to cut flight capacity in their schedules for November. "There may be small changes here and there in the schedules,...

2008-09-18 18:00:37

Tokyo, Sept. 18 (Jiji Press)--Visiting AirAsia Chief Executive Officer Tony Fernandes said Thursday the Kuala Lumpur-based discount airline intends to launch flight services to Japan in 2009. Fernandes told a press conference here that the Japanese market has enormous potential, adding that AirAsia hopes to help increase the number of Malaysian tourists to Japan. The firm appears to be planning to set airfares for its Japan- bound flights at levels 50 to 60 pct lower than those offered by...