Firefly will commence KL-Langkawi flights from December 1
13 July 2011
Subang – Firefly, Your Community Airline, will commence three daily flights between Kuala Lumpur and Langkawi from December 1.
Firefly’s managing director, Dato’ Eddy Leong, said: “Market research has shown there is good demand for this sector. Thus, we are utilising our biggest aircraft, B737-800 which has a seating capacity of 189.
“The flights will depart from Kuala Lumpur International Airport’s main terminal. This is advantageous especially for those passengers arriving to Kuala Lumpur International Airport main terminal on Malaysia Airlines and taking their onward flight to Langkawi on Firefly.
“Our code share agreement with Malaysia Airlines has facilitated interlining facilities for passenger and baggage check-through. This is especially convenient as it saves passengers the hassle of rechecking their baggage on Firefly upon arrival at Kuala Lumpur International Airport main terminal. With interlining facilities, passengers can collect their baggage at their final destination, which in this case is at Langkawi International Airport.
“The code share agreement permits passengers with onward journey on Firefly to enjoy the same benefits they had enjoyed on Malaysia Airlines such as meals on board and the same checked baggage allowance as Malaysia Airlines. This is because we honour Malaysia Airlines’ General Conditions of Carriage.
“In addition, all Firefly passengers on this route will also enjoy aerobridge facilities for their convenience and safety.
“Our other unique selling point is our guaranteed lowest fares. This translates to cost savings when travellers on the Kuala Lumpur – Langkawi route choose Firefly. Passengers can opt for more savings when they purchase our bundled sets of services which include in-flight meals, seat selection and checked baggage allowance.”
Firefly’s also flies twice daily from Subang to Langkawi and twice daily from Penang to Langkawi using its ATR 72-500 aircraft.
Kuala Lumpur – Langkawi/ Langkawi – Kuala Lumpur
|Flight No||Route||Departure||Arrival||Flight Time|
|FY 750||KL - Langkawi||8:00am||8:55pm||55 minutes|
|FY 752||KL – Langkawi||1:00pm||1:55pm||55 minutes|
|FY 754||KL – Langkawi||4:05pm||5:00pm||55 minutes|
|FY 751||Langkawi – KL||9:25am||10:25am||1 hour|
|FY 753||Langkawi – KL||2:25pm||3:25pm||1 hour|
|FY 755||Langkawi – KL||5:30pm||6:30pm||1 hour|
Background on Firefly
Firefly began its operations in 2007 and currently operates a fleet of 10 ATR 72-500 turboprop, four B737-800s and one B737-400s. The ATR 72-500s operate out of Penang and Subang. The B737-800s operate out of Kuala Lumpur and Kota Kinabalu while the B737-400s operate out of Johor Bahru.
Firefly services include point-to-point connectivity, aligning with the Indonesia-Malaysia-Thailand Growth Triangle (IMT-GT) agenda that offer services within Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and Singapore.
Firefly offers low fares, providing incredible value as well as convenient flight timings and excellent service to its passengers. On the ATR 72-500s, passengers are allowed 20kg check-in baggage allowance, provided complimentary in-flight refreshment, assigned seating and city airports as our hubs. With the Jet services, passengers are guaranteed lowest fares and savings on bundled sets of services and aerobridge facilities at all airports Firefly flies to.
Firefly won the “2010 Frost & Sullivan Value Airline of the Year” award and the “Green Initiative of the Year 2010” award by Leaders in Aviation in conjunction with the Doha Aviation Summit 2010. Firefly is also recognised as the Best Brand in Aviation for the Brand Laureate 2010.
Firefly is proud to be the first company in Malaysia and the second airline in the world to have a page on Foursquare, the location-based social network that enables travellers to discover useful travel tips near their airports or destinations. For more interesting facts and tips, visit http://foursquare.com/flyfirefly to meet up with friends, discover new places and unlock rewards as you travel. Firefly also connects with the world through Facebook and Twitter.