KLIA East @ Labu

October 28, 2013 - 11:20am

Air traffic controllers at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) cannot carry out simultaneous dual-runway operations due to lack of so-called non-transgression-zone software, resulting in congestion in Malaysian airspace and a choke point for takeoff at KLIA. The airport’s pair of 13,000-foot-long runways can accommodate 32 arrivals and 36 departures per hour.

Airlines have lodged complaints about the excess fuel their airplanes burn while caught in departure queues, at times waiting for as long as 25 to 30 minutes before ATC can clear them for takeoff.

May 6, 2013 - 11:05am

Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (MAHB) has launched a campaign to convince new airlines to launch flights to six international airports in the country.

July 16, 2012 - 1:15pm
AirAsia is expanding fast in Indonesia and the Philippines but still faces obstacles in Singapore and Europe.

AirAsia is locked in negotiations with Airbus over an order for between 50 and 100 aircraft that the Malaysia-based operator wants to buy to fill gaps in its aggressive expansion plans before it takes delivery of its first new A320neo narrowbody in 2016.

June 29, 2011 - 10:10am

CAE and AirAsia have expanded a prior partnership into a joint venture to provide training for maintenance engineers, technicians, pilots, cabin crew and ground services personnel for airlines throughout the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region, including AirAsia’s.

 
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