Airport Limo to introduce 50 luxury cars in its fleet


  • Nation
  • Tuesday, 07 Jan 2003

BY K. SAITHURUKA

KUALA LUMPUR: Airport Limo Malaysia (ALM) Sdn Bhd, which operates a fleet of limousines to ferry people between the city and the KL International Airport, plans to buy 50 luxury cars at an estimated cost of RM10mil for its more discerning passengers. 

The cars, which would be bought in batches, include a bullet-proof version of the Perdana V6 Stretch. 

The other models are a Jaguar S Type, a Perdana V6 and two Multi-Purpose Vehicles (MPVs), namely an Opel Zafira and a Daewoo Tacuma. 

The cars would support its existing fleet of 750 vehicles, comprising the Perdana, Proton Wira and Fiat MPV. The service costs RM66 for regular category and RM93 for premier. 

EXPENSIVE BEAUTY: Nazri unveiling the Jaguar, wich will join Airport Limo's fleet of luxury cars. The company plans to use them for more discerning passengers.

The company would look into providing Rolls Royce in its fleet of limousines upon demand, ALM deputy executive chairman Datuk Abdul Latiff Mirasa said at the unveiling of the new vehicles by Entrepreneur Development Minister Datuk Seri Nazri Aziz at the KLIA yesterday. 

Abdul Latif f said the vehicles were being introduced to high-end customers this year because of an increased demand for luxury limousines. 

For a start, 20 Daewoo, 10 Perdana V6 and 10 Zafira are already on a trial run, he said.  

The Jaguar and Perdana V6 Stretch would be used for the Super Premier service, available to regular customers and VIPs who fly first class while the MPVs would serve group customers. 

The MPVs could take in seven people while the Jaguar and Perdana V6 could accommodate five people each.  

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