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S’gor acts to protect firefly sanctuary

SHAH ALAM, 6 May 2009: The Selangor government will take over land in several areas in Kg Bukit Belimbing and Kg Kuantan to protect the firefly sanctuary in Kuala Selangor. Selangor executive councillor Elizabeth Wong the takeover involved agriculture land on the banks of the Sungai Selangor and once completed, a buffer zone would be […]

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Firefly gets Subang-Singapore route

PETALING JAYA, 21 April 2009: Community airline Firefly has obtained approval from the Transport Ministry to operate the Singapore route from the Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport, its Subang hub. Managing director Eddy Leong said the airline expects to start the Subang-Singapore route in June this year, with a frequency of 28 times weekly. The […]

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Kertih airport reopens to commercial flights

KERTIH, 17 Feb 2009: After nearly 20 years of serving only oil company workers, Kertih airport has reopened to commercial flights. Menteri Besar Datuk Ahmad Said said the airport used to cater to commercial flights by Pelangi Air in the 1980s but it stopped when the airline ceased operations. “The reopening of Kertih airport means […]

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Loving AirAsia

Loving AirAsia

(© Marja Flick-Buijs / sxc.hu) I AM unabashedly a fan of AirAsia, and what it has done not only for travel in Malaysia, but the entire region. A colleague of mine said if there’s anyone who deserves his datukship, it’s Datuk Tony Fernandes. AirAsia’s mantra, Now Everyone Can Fly, has really taken millions places, many […]

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