SKS Airways director Datuk Rohman Ahmad said with the award of the ASL, the airline is poised to launch flight operations in the near future.
"We at SKS Airways has been working hard during this period to introduce a new commercial airline that focuses on unserved and underserved routes destinations.
"With the recent obtainment of ASL, we are now officially in business and looking forward to serve our customers while maintaining the highest hygiene and safety standards,” he said.in a statement.
An ASL is required to transport passengers, mail or cargo on a fixed schedule by air between two places, so long as it falls within Malaysia’s borders.
An ASL will only be issued to applicant that holds a valid Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC) by the Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia (CAAM), which SKS Airways received on Oct 1, 2021.
SKS was incorporated on Nov 13, 2017, and is a part of the SKS Group of companies.
SKS Group was founded in 1983 and is presently a multi-disciplined organisation with core businesses that spans across property development, investment holding, hospitality and credit finance in Malaysia and Australia.