Man-Made Island for a new Penang International Airport

Penang International Airport (PIA) to be relocated to a man-made island? This will happen if Real Estate and Housing Developers Association (Rehda) Penang suggestion is taken seriously. According to REHDA Penang’s chairman, Datuk Jerry Chan, this is very important because current PIA is too close to the Penang Free Industrial Zone (FIZ). There are risks … Read moreMan-Made Island for a new Penang International Airport

Penang international airport expansion and full capacity in 2017

Many friends know my position about Penang’s current international airport. I feel it needs a bigger more holistic plan and that includes moving out of Bayan Lepas for which it has limited expansion capacity to a new site. Most likely in the mainland. Maybe Batu Kawan. Recently, there has been a proposal for another international … Read morePenang international airport expansion and full capacity in 2017

‘Cut all ties’, then you get another chance. MAS.

Reported widely recently was the plan for MAS to be delisted. This is a topic that I have spoken a few times with a few different people who said that MAS should restructure and should fire its management, should trim its staff costs, fly to more profitable routes etc. Truth is, all these do work … Read more‘Cut all ties’, then you get another chance. MAS.

Klia2, Airasia, airport towns

Yesterday, LCCT closes and KLIA2 grew suddenly. From a few hundred passengers per day since 2nd May, it will now handle maybe 25 Million passengers this year of 2014 or more, hopefully. I always love it when all these largest meets largest. Largest low cost terminal meets largest low cost airline. The result would only … Read moreKlia2, Airasia, airport towns

Gateway @ KLIA2 – Opening May 2014

Do you believe shopping can be exciting even when you are in airports? Think Changi Airport, Singapore. I have bought many things in Changi airport and I always feel that every airport should have their shopping modelled just like Singapore’s Changi Airport. Well, KLIA’s not too bad but can be better. Current LCCT shopping? No … Read moreGateway @ KLIA2 – Opening May 2014

My Ipoh needs an airport

Penang has industrial areas and for past few years, booming tourism due to the Unesco Heritage Award. Klang Valley is where everything is happening, latest, newest, tallest, biggest and more. There’s a city in between these two hubs, Ipoh. Penang airport is the 3rd most busiest, after KL and KK. Ipoh has an airport which … Read moreMy Ipoh needs an airport

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