Firefly Opens up Kota Bharu – Johor Bahru Connections

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Firefly made history by being the first airline to provide direct air linkages connecting the south and the East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia. Passengers who boarded flight FY2231 at 8.30am on 26 April, from Sultan Ismail Petra Airport, Kota Bahru were given a warm welcome reception upon their arrival at Senai International Airport at 10.10am, on the same day.

On-board this flight was representatives from Malaysia Airports Holdings, the Department of Civil Aviation Malaysia, two members from the Kelantan Executive Council and the local media from Kelantan.

Firefly’s CEO, Ignatius M.C. Ong, said in a statement: “Our direct, thrice weekly services with a travel time of approximately 1 hour 40 minutes provides tremendous convenience to travellers. We are providing an alternative to existing public land transportation servicing this route such as coach and rail services.

To further promote this route and others on Firefly’s network, the airline is currently running an online promotion for bookings made up to 6 May 2012 for travel from 7 May to 30 June 2012.

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