MAHB passengers targeted traffic declines 84pct in November



a large passenger jet sitting on top of a runway: MAHB said Malaysia’s November traffic performance, particularly for the domestic sector, was impacted by the extension of conditional Movement Control Order (MCO)from October to December 6, 2020 that was also extended to almost all states in Peninsular Malaysia.


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MAHB explained Malaysia’s November traffic efficiency, significantly for the domestic sector, was impacted by the extension of conditional Motion Manage Get (MCO)from October to December 6, 2020 that was also extended to practically all states in Peninsular Malaysia.

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd’s (MAHB) community of airports recorded 1.8 million travellers in November 2020, a drop of 84.2 per cent about November 2019.

In a filing to Bursa Malaysia currently, MAHB reported domestic and worldwide passenger actions recorded 1.3 million and 500,000 passengers with a drop of 78.3 for every cent and 90.6 for every cent respectively in contrast to the very same interval in 2019.  

On a previous 12-month basis, the total MAHB network of airports declined by 61.9 per cent with 53.6 million travellers.

MAHB said all round aircraft movements declined by 73.2 per cent about November 2019.

Domestic and worldwide aircraft movements contracted by 68.3 per cent and 80.8 for each cent respectively.

MAHB mentioned Malaysia’s November targeted traffic overall performance, significantly for the domestic sector, was impacted by the extension of conditional Motion Manage Get (MCO)from October to December 6, 2020 that was also prolonged to just about all states in Peninsular Malaysia.

“Even so, KLIA (Kuala Lumpur Worldwide Aiport) welcomed the return of Cathay Pacific Airways with a single flight weekly, right after a 3-year absence.

In overall, there were 58 scheduled and charter airways functioning at KLIA to 64 intercontinental destinations in 35 nations, which include cargo flights to 21 international locations in November.

“Also in November, Malaysia Airports’ motivation in making sure the cleanliness and basic safety of travellers and the airport neighborhood amid  Covid-19 has been recognised internationally with the recent validation by the British Expectations Institution (BSI),” it reported.

In the meantime in Turkey, MAHB-owned Sabiha Gokcen Global Airport (SGIA) in Istanbul saw passenger movements a little bit affected by the re-introduction of partial curfews on November 20, a evaluate imposed by the Turkish government owing to the rising number of Covid-19 cases throughout the country.

When compared to November 2019, Istanbul SGIA had recorded 61 for each cent and 39 for each cent of domestic and international passenger movements.

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