I attended the Firefly press event at
Rather than operating on the trunk routes, Firefly is linking secondary cities in
Firefly operates 70-seat turboprops and its CEO, Ed Leong, said at today’s event that the carrier anticipates it will have 70-75% passenger load factors on the routes. He adds, on the Ipoh-Singapore route it has already sold 78% of its seats for July.
If Firefly can make these new routes successful, I wonder if other turboprop operators will move in.