12 April 2013
Subang: With seats being snapped up quickly for the upcoming GE13, Firefly will be adding 12 additional frequencies on Saturday 4 May 2013 and Sunday 5 May 2013. These additional flights will be focusing on customers departing from Subang, Kota Bharu and Penang.
Three additional frequencies from Subang to Kota Bharu will have departure times of 0620, 1630 and 2115 while out of Kota Bharu to Subang the 3 times of departures will be at 0745, 1755 and 2240.
On Sunday 05 May 2013, 2 additional flights will be mounted enabling voters from Kota Bharu and Penang to go back. Flight from Kota Bharu to Penang will be departing at 0800 while the one out of Penang to Kota Bharu will be departing at 0915.
On the same day, there will be 2 additional flights out of Subang to Kota Bharu departing 2115 and 2200. Expecting the return of customers from Kota Bharu to Subang, two additional flights will be departing at 2240 and 2325.
Chief Executive Officer, Mr Ignatius Ong said that after the announcement of GE13, Firefly flights were immediately filled up. "We have expected the flights especially to Kota Bharu to be popular as Firefly provided a fast and convenient way to go home and return. In addition, with the recent promotional campaign that started on 15 April, Firefly provided flights from as low as RM76 all in one way for domestic destinations to encourage our customers to spend a bit more time with their loved ones by going home a few days earlier."
The promotional campaign which runs from 15 to 28 April 2013 also includes other destinations that Firefly currently flies to.