How much tourism money could one plane bring in when it lands in an airport in Malaysia? Assuming it’s an Air Asia X version of Airbus A330-300. It carries a total of 377 guests if it’s full. We assume there’s just 300 tourists. All of them stay in Malaysia for just 4 nights. Everyday they … Read moreRM3 billion for Kedah: Lots of positives.
I have stressed many times that Penang needs a much bigger international airport for its future because the best way into Penang from overseas is through the air. (PIA) Earlier article way back in 2016 here: Penang International Airport, what’s next? Well, I did not have that many supporters even among Penangites. Perhaps now there is really a need … Read moreKIA (KXP) and PIA MUST be complementary please.
Good news, definitely. How about millions of potential new visitors into Penang? Good news for long-term property owners too. Anyway, this was what was shared by Malaysia Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng. He shared that within 12 -24 months, Penang will likely get a new low-cost carrier (LCC) airport to serve airlines like AirAsia. This … Read more12-24 months more and Penang will have new LCC airport!
K.I.A? Kulim International Airport, if they do adopt such a name in the future. In a news article which I consider as positive for both Penang and Kulim industrial parks, the proposed international airport for Kulim is aiming at satisfying the demand for cargo services for which the Penang international airport (PIA) is unable to … Read moreKIA vs PIA, cargo vs passenger.
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