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75% of airports in Malaysia not commercially viable


  • Airlines
  • Monday, 13 Aug 2018

KUALA LUMPUR: More than 75 per cent of airports in Malaysia are not commercially viable and are managed on a cross-subsidisation model to provide the Malaysian people with the required connectivity among its smaller towns and rural outposts.

Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB), which manages a network of 39 airports - five international airports, 16 domestic airports and 18 short-takeoff and landing (STOL) ports in Malaysia, said maintaining this network of airports involved a huge outlay of both capital and operational expenses.

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