28 August 2012
Subang - Firefly launched a special flight promotion in conjunction with the upcoming national Independence Day celebration this year. Flight bookings can be done from now until September 2, for travel from 29 August 2012 to 30 November 2012.
Firefl's CEO, Ignatius Ong, said, "We are delighted to kick-off this exclusive promotion subsequent to our recently launched routes and destination. With the significant network growth, we certainly are in a very motivated spirit; hence we believe the Merdeka specials will be an ideal opportunity to express our appreciation and reward the Malaysian community for their continuous support. Not to also forget foreign tourists who make Firefly as their preferred airline choice when travelling within Malaysia and to the region it serves.
Ong also took the opportunity to reiterate that all passengers will enjoy a premium experience with Firefly's complimentary services which include 20kg checked baggage allowance, in-flight refreshments, allocated seating, a 30-minute check-in buffer, mobile booking facility and the convenience of flying into and from Subang, Kuala Lumpur's city airport.
During this promotion, domestic routes are priced from RM75, all-in, one way. Routes involved are:
From Subang to Penang, Kota Bharu, Johor Bahru, Alor Setar, Kuala Terengganu, and Langkawi
From Johor Bahru to Subang and Kota Bharu
From Penang to Subang, Kuantan, and Kota Bharu
Regional routes are priced from RM 99 to RM 299, all-in, one way. Routes involved are:
From Subang to Hat Yai, Singapore, Medan, Batam, Pekanbaru and Koh Samui;
From Singapore to Subang, Kuantan, Ipoh and Kota Bharu;
From Penang to Phuket, Medan, Banda Aceh and Koh Samui;
Customers are urged to book early to enjoy this exclusive and limited offer, as seats are subject to availability. Ticket purchases can be made from Firefly’s website, mobile application, airport and city ticketing offices, call-centre and through travel agents. For further information on Firefly’s routes and schedules, please visit www.fireflyz.com.my
Firefly, a wholly owned subsidiary of Malaysia Airlines, began operations in April 2007. Currently, it operates a fleet of 12 ATR 72-500 turboprop out of Penang and Subang, connecting secondary destinations within the Indonesia-Malaysia-Thailand Growth Triangle as well as providing air linkages between Malaysia and Singapore.
Firefly provides incredible value as well as convenient flight timings and excellent service to its passengers. On the ATR 72-500, passengers are allowed 20kg check-in baggage allowance, provided complimentary in-flight refreshment, assigned seating and convenient city airports.
Firefly had also received numerous awards and recognition. The most recent was on November 15, 2011 when Firefly was conferred “Superbrand” status. In July 2011, Firefly’s Managing Director, Dato’ Eddy Leong had been honoured for his outstanding leadership qualities and was awarded the Global Leadership Awards for Community Airline Sector.
Awards received last year include the 2010 Frost & Sullivan Value Airline of the Year award and the Green Initiative of the Year award by Leaders in Aviation in conjunction with the Doha Aviation Summit. Firefly is also recognised as the Best Brand in Aviation for the Brand Laureate. Firefly connects with the world through Facebook and Twitter.