KLIA to convert low-cost terminal to cargo

KUALA Lumpa International Airport (KLIA) is to convert its low-cost carrier terminal (LCCT) into an airfreight terminal.

Announcing the conversion, transport minister Datuk Seri Kong Cho Ha, said the change would increase KLIA’s cargo capacity by 320,335 metric tons a year.

“The increased capacity will be able to meet the requirement of companies which have shown an interest to use the terminal,” he said.

Kong said that the use of the terminal for low-cost carriers was only ever going to be temporary and that a larger LCCT will be constructed by 2012, when the current LCCT will then be transferred to air cargo.

Share this story
Facebook
Twitter
LinkedIn

Related Topics

Latest news

BIFA urges new government to deliver on election promises

By Rachelle Harry

British International Freight Association (BIFA) has responded to the restults of the UK’s general election yesterday (December 12). Robery Keen,…

Read More

European Green Deal sets out ambitious targets

Aviation is one of the many areas facing changes under the European Green Deal launched by new European Commission President…

Read More

JFK’s animal facility appoints new compliance officer

The Ark at JFK, a private animal health, reception and quarantine facility located in Cargo Area D at JFK International…

Read More