MAHB hopes for more passengers in H2 of 2016

SEPANG: Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) hopes to increase the number of passenger movements in the second half of this year with its new international flights and existing carriers.

Managing director Datuk Badlisham Ghazali said as at May, both Kuala Lumpur Internatiojnal Airport (KLIA) and the low-cost hub KLIA2 recorded encouraging year-on-year growth.

He said KLIA brought in 9.3 million passengers followed by KLIA2 at 11.6 million passengers.

As for KLIA2, this was an increase of 13.4% on-year, he told reporters after KLIA's 18th anniversary celebrations in Sepang on Wednesday.

As of June, KLIA has seen the entry of two new airlines - Shaheen Airlines and Viet Jet Air.

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