Malaysian National News Agency

Turkish Airlines celebrates 5th year at KLIA
April 26, 2018 21:00 PM
KUALA LUMPUR, April 26 (Bernama) --Turkish Airlinescelebrated its fifth year operating at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) by treating 350 passengers who flew to Istanbul yesterday evening with sweet delights.

In a joint statement,Turkish Airlines and Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) said when the airlinefirst started flying into KLIA, it offered a thriceweekly service and barely a year after that, it started offering daily flights.

Turkish Airlines Country ManagerMuhammed Hamza Arslansaid most of itspassengers were business and leisure travellers to Malaysia, which is seen as one of the gateways to Asia.

"MAHB has been a great partner and we look forward tomany more years connecting people to and from Kuala Lumpur," he added.

MAHBManaging DirectorDatukBadlisham Ghazali said Turkish Airlines playeda vital role in enhancing the connecting routes that KLIA offered and the airports operator was very thankful that itchose to retain Kuala Lumpur as one of its global destinations.

He said as Turkish Airlines' global destination network was biggerthan any other airline, it would greatly benefit passengers from Kuala Lumpur in terms of connectivity to other countries through Istanbul.


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