KUALA LUMPUR: MYAirline Sdn Bhd, Malaysia's new low-cost carrier, is set to fly from Dec 1 from Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (klia2) to Langkawi, Kuching and Kota Kinabalu.
The airline is offering an all-in fare, which travellers can buy from Nov 26, from as low as RM48 from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi one-way and from RM68 and RM88 one-way to Kuching and Kota Kinabalu respectively from Kuala Lumpur.
The offer, which includes airport tax, is valid from Nov 26-30, while the travel period is from Dec 1 2022 to March 25 2023. Tickets can be purchased on MYAirline website.
MyAirline chief executive officer Rayner Teo said the air operator certificate (AOC) from Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia (CAAM) confirmed that the carrier complied with the requirement on safety regulations.
He added that the certificate also provef that the airline had professional capabilities to establish and maintain a system for aircraft operations.
"We're excited to announce that we're ready to 'open-for-sale.' I would like to thank MyAirline community for their patience while we undergo the regulatory processes for our license application," Teo said in a statement.
MYAirline will commence daily flights to Kuching and twice weekly to Kota Kinabalu and Langkawi.
From Dec 2, the carrier will increase its flights to Kuching to two times daily while the frequency to Kuching and Kota Kinabalu will be thrice per week from Dec 23.
These destinations will be operated using Airbus A320-200 aircraft with 180 seats in a single class cabin.
MYAirline plans to add Kota Bharu, Penang, Sibu, Tawau, Miri, Alor Setar, Terengganu and other main destinations in Malaysia once it receives the green light from the regulator.
"We'll be increasing our flight frequency as our domestic network expands and plan to start flying in the Asean region latest by second quarter 2023. Providing this capacity for the community will attract more travellers and stimulate Malaysia's tourism growth," Teo said.
MYAirline has also launched an exclusive "MYAirline voucher" in conjunction with its "Open for Sale" deal.