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  • Penang Airport gets RM250m upgrade


    <p>Malaysia Airports has begun upgrading and expanding Penang International Airport.</p><p>The 250 million ringgit...


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  • GE Aviation to implement RNP programme at 15 Malaysian airports with AirAsia

    News | 18 Jul 2012 04:28 | Mavis Toh

    <p>GE Aviation is working with low-cost carrier AirAsia to deploy a network of ICAO required navigation performance authorisation required (RNP AR) flight paths...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/GE-Aviation-to-implement-RNP-programme-at-15-Malaysian-airports-with-AirAsia-374475/
  • Penang Airport gets RM250m upgrade

    News | 23 Dec 2010 05:52 | Siva Govindasamy

    <p>Malaysia Airports has begun upgrading and expanding Penang International Airport.</p><p>The 250 million ringgit ($80.15 million) programme will be completed...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Penang-Airport-gets-RM250m-upgrade-351266/
  • Malaysia may build LCC terminal at Penang airport

    News | 23 Apr 2007 05:33 | Nicholas Ionides

    <body lang=EN-GB style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <p class=MsoNormal>Malaysia’s Government is considering building a new terminal at Penang airport dedicated for use by low-cost carriers.</p> <p class=MsoNormal>The official Bernama news agency says the Penang state government plans to allocate 36Ha (89 acres) of land at Penang International Airport for a dedicated low-cost carrier terminal.</p> <p class=MsoNormal>It says talks are taking place between several parties including the Transport Ministry and national airports operator Malaysia Airports Holding.</p> <p class=MsoNormal>Last year Malaysia opened its first airport terminal dedicated for use by low-cost carriers, at the flagship Kuala Lumpur International Airport. The new terminal, which is used by no-frills operator AirAsia, is simple in design and function and allows for easier passenger boarding and faster aircraft turnarounds than at the airport’s main terminal.</p> <p class=MsoNhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Malaysia-may-build-LCC-terminal-at-Penang-airport-299572/
  • Malaysia's Penang airport to get upgrade

    News | 04 Dec 2006 08:39 | Leithen Francis

    <body lang=EN-GB style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <p class=MsoNormal>Malaysia Airports is plans to upgrade the apron at the international airport on West Malaysia’s <st1:place w:st="on"><span class=SpellE>Penang</span></st1:place> <span class=GramE>island</span>. </p> <p class=MsoNormal>Local building and construction company <span class=SpellE>Fajar</span> <span class=SpellE>Baru</span> Capital says in a statement to the <st1:City w:st="on">Kuala Lumpur</st1:City> stock exchange that its wholly-owned subsidiary <span class=SpellE>Syarikat</span> <span class=SpellE>Pembenaan</span> <span class=SpellE>Fajr</span> <span class=SpellE>Baru</span> has won a contract to “rehabilitate” the aircraft parking apron at <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:PlaceName w:st="on"><span class=SpellE>Penang</span></st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceName w:st="on">International</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on">Airport</st1:PlaceType></st1:place>.</p> <p class=MsoNormal>Worhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Malaysias-Penang-airport-to-get-upgrade-300427/
  • Surprise approval for Malaysian airport upgrade

    News | 01 Feb 1998 18:43 | William Dennis

    <BODY LINK="#0000ff" VLINK="#800080"> <FONT SIZE=4><P>In a sudden twist of events, Malaysia's federal Government has given the green light to upgrade the 50-year old Sultan Ismail Airport in Kota Baru in the state of Kelantan. Last year the airport handled 660,000 passengers and 500,000kg of cargo.</P> <P>Two weeks ago, Kelantan’s request through the Minister of Rural Development Annuar Musa was shot down by the Economic Planning Unit (EPU) in the Prime Minister’s Department. Annuar is the Member of Parliament for Kota Baru.</P> <P>And three months ago the EPU said renovations to all airports except Penang International Airport (PIA) would be put on hold indefinitely.</P> <P>Situated at Pengkalan Chepa, 10km (16 miles) outside Kota Baru, the airport is used by Malaysian Airlines and Pelangi Air, which was last month given the rights to operate daily flights from Kuala Lumpur.</P> <P>PIA is being refurbished as the Government had abandon its plan last July to build a new internathttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Surprise-approval-for-Malaysian-airport-upgrade-228508/
  • Malaysia scraps regional airport plan

    News | 20 Oct 1997 10:54 | William Dennis

    <BODY LINK="#0000ff" VLINK="#800080"> <P>The Malaysian government has called-off plans to build a new international airport in the northern state of Kedah, home of Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamed, due to the weakening of the local currency, the ringgit<I>.</P> </I><P>A senior official in the Economic Planning Unit (EPU) in the Prime Minister’s Department in Kuala Lumpur says the project has been scrapped due to lack of funds and the weak<I> </I>ringgit.</P> <P>"It will take time before the ringgit recovers," he says. "Building a new international facility during an economic slowdown is not feasible," the official adds. The EPU is responsible for evaluating and conducting feasibility studies on all government-funded projects.</P> <P>The Northern Region International Airport (NRIT) was expected to cost $5.2 billion to build, and construction was supposed to start in September 1998 and be completed by January 2003. It was to serve the northern states of Perak, Penang, Perlhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Malaysia-scraps-regional-airport-plan-227829/