Before passengers proceed to boarding gates on Departure level (Level 3), they need to walk through an open air area. There is a dedicated smoking area, some place to sit and relax as well as some greeneries.
When klia2 is constructed, a new control tower is also built. It holds the record as the highest control tower in the world with height above 100 meters.
A lot of AirAsia aircraft can be seen at the gates, ready for their early morning departure.
This is the smoking area for klia2.
Another view of AirAsia Airbus A320 aircraft. To save maintenance and training costs, they have decided to use only a single type of Aircraft, namely Airbus A320.
You can dine open-air at Quizinn by Rasa food court, on Level 2.
AirAsia will be the first airline in Malaysia to use Required Navigation Performance Authori- sation Required Approach (RNP-AR APCH) technology, as reported by an article in The Star (Malaysia).
The said technology is the advanced form of performance-based navigation (PBN) technology, enabling airlines to shorten the flight distance, reduce amount of fuel used and also noise pollution, especially near airports.
AirAsia has been known for its aggressive cost-cutting measures since its days of inception. The news article also reported that AirAsia hopes that it can save up to RM 1 million a year from the technology.
“By achieving significant mile savings, we are able to save on fuel costs and this could be translated to more low fares for our guests,” – Aireen Omar, AirAsia Bhd Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
LANDASAN: The initiative to embark on a new technology is a good move, especially when it involves cost savings. It’s time to other airlines, especially the ailing ones, to follow suit right?
Passenger Service Charge is a fee charged to passengers departing from the respective airport.
The fees are collected by airlines during ticket purchase. However, it will only be handed over to the airport authority, Malaysian Airport Holdings Berhad (MAHB) upon completion of the flight. Therefore, for passengers who bought the ticket and not able to complete their flight is eligible for full refund.
The detailed charge table is displayed as below:
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