KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 16 (Bernama) — Firefly, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Malaysia Airlines, launched its complimentary in-flight refreshment service Thursday.
Its head of communications, Angelina Fernandez said with Fireflys latest aircraft, the ATR 72-500,the arline is able to offer the complimentary in-flight refereshments at no additional charge to passengers.
“We would like to be known as an airline of low fares with incredible value,” Fernandez said at the launch.
For flights under 45 minutes, passengers are served juices or hot beverages and for those taking longer, it is juices or hot beverages served with an option of cupcakes/light snacks on request.
Firefly operates from Penang and Subang airport at present.
According to Fernandez, from Oct 26, Firefly will fly from Subang to Johor Bahru, Koh Samui (Thailand) and Pekan Baru (Indonesia) while from Penang, it is to Medan and Banda Acheh.
“By the first quarter of next year we will have a total of 34 destinations. We are also exploring code-sharing possibilities with other airlines to attract European pasengers,” she said.