SEPANG – Malaysia Airports’ domestic passenger movements in September surged by 74% from the preceding month following the success of the Langkawi Travel Bubble and the progress of the National Recovery Plan (NRP). Due to the surge, the Group saw a 55% increase in total passenger movements for Malaysia last month at 458,000 passengers (Dom: 362,000 / Int: 96,000). Domestic aircraft movements increased by about 20% last month as well when compared to August, registering more than 10,000 flights.
SEPANG – International passengers arriving at KL International Airport (KLIA) can now experience its new private COVID-19 screening facility that promises safe, convenient and efficient testing procedures. This Health Screening Centre started operating yesterday (19 September 2021) and is able to provide COVID-19 RTK, Rapid Molecular PCR and RT-PCR results within 15 minutes, 1 hour and 3 hours respectively, resulting in shorter wait times for passengers. This testing facility is available at five locations in KLIA Main Terminal and three at klia2.
SEPANG – Safety remains a top priority for Malaysia Airports with the replacement of 17 aging fire vehicles, which are reaching their maximum lifespan, at 13 airports nationwide. The new fire vehicles are to serve the Airport Fire and Rescue Service (AFRS) and will be delivered in four phases by year 2023. This replacement exercise of fire vehicles is in accordance with the safety compliance guidelines by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) in operating an airport.
SEPANG – We wish to clarify that the ‘Ramadan Bazaar’ at KL International Airport that is currently being shared by netizens through a video is merely a promotional effort by one food and beverage (F&B) outlet managed by Eraman at Terminal 1 KL International Airport (KLIA).
The F&B outlet called Eraman Mini Cafe has been in operations at Terminal 1 KLIA since October 2020 and is currently opened from 3 pm to 9 pm daily (pre-Ramadan operating hours: 8 am to 4 pm) serving the needs of the airport community and passengers.
SEPANG – KL 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). The first phase was launched in 2019 with 2 towers completely equipped with state-of-the-art FODDS radars. The second phase involves the full installation of the remaining 9 towers with the same high precision radars and is expected to be completed by the end of November this year.
SEPANG – Malaysia Airports is pleased to announce that the third runway (Runway 3) at KL International Airport (IATA Code: KUL) is now fully rehabilitated after undergoing comprehensive maintenance works under the KUL Runway Sustainability Master Plan. The master plan is a vital framework in ensuring the continuous safety of flight operations at KUL.
Travel Advisory by Malaysia Airports Following The Implementation Of Conditional Movement Control Order
SEPANG – Malaysia Airports has stepped up its standard operating procedures even more by implementing additional precautionary measures to ensure the safety of passengers as domestic air travel resumes. Among the new measures include making the use of face mask compulsory when entering the terminal building. The airport operator will also be facilitating the Ministry of Health in carrying out the rapid tests at KL International Airport (IATA Code: KUL).