Hike in klia2 tax to bail out Malaysia Airports, says MP


THE increase in passenger service charge (PSC), or airport tax, at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (klia2) is a bailout for debt-ridden Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd, said DAP lawmaker Tony Pua.

The Malaysian Aviation Commission (Mavcom) recently announced that it had to raise the airport tax from the rates charged at the previous Low-Cost Carrier Terminal (LCCT) due to the higher cost of running more advanced operations at klia2. 


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  • The people HAVE to pay for the incompetent decision by incompetent leaders in Bolehland. As guardians, they should be more forward thinking and have a robust plan on all the future investment involving the people's money! KLIA2 IS a LOW COST airport as it's overall standard is not much different from the Old LCCT except it's more brick and mortar plus more detail shops, period! Ok, better toilets!

    Posted 2 years ago by Crishan Veera

  • Another ketuanan melayu money making project

    Posted 2 years ago by Leslie Chan

  • Even for UMNO, this incompetence is ridiculous. Najib was involved in the fight with Air Asia who tipped the balance. You have to ask is there a Malaysia Airport Official 1??

    Posted 2 years ago by Bigjoe Lam

  • "AirAsia Group chief executive officer Tony Fernandes said the new rates would make it harder for Malaysians to fly."

    Then you cant make lot of money and the best way us is to.move your oodration to indonesia..

    Posted 2 years ago by Ujang Mohd

  • "AirAsia Group chief executive officer Tony Fernandes said the new rates would make it harder for Malaysians to fly."

    Then you cant make lot of money and the best way us is to.move your operation to indonesia..

    Posted 2 years ago by Ujang Mohd

  • (a) Lie - yes, there is always a need of a new lie to cover the previous lie in Malaysia history, never ending story. The only 'aim' is just to cover/hide someone's fault with the country's resources.

    (b) I don't travel oversea much but I used to send my children to airport. To me the obvious difference between KLIA and KLIA2 is the drop-off area. In KLIA2 you can't afford to spend few minutes with your friends because of the man-made traffic jam - most of the roads are blocked. You will really enjoy in KLIA because the atmosphere is totally different - no such blocking.

    Posted 2 years ago by Shiaw Loh