KUALA LUMPUR, April 15 (Bernama) — AirAsia has confirmed it will move its operations to Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (klia2) by May 9, 2014.
In a statement Tuesday, AirAsia Bhd Executive Chairman, Datuk Kamarudin Meranun, said although there were still a few outstanding commercial issues, they should not hold back its operations.
He said AirAsia has made the necessary preparations to move into klia2, in line with the Operational Readiness and Transfer (ORAT) specifications, such as airside and operations trials.
“With Malaysia Airport Holding Bhd’s assistance and support, we would be able to comply with the ORAT requirements to facilitate our move,” he said.
Kamarudin said the airline was confident the services at the new airport, together with award-winning services of AirAsia team, would continue to further boost the growth of the country’s tourism, as well as other related industries and sectors.