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GE13: Firefly may provide more flights


PETALING JAYA: Firefly will consider increasing its number of flights after Parliament is dissolved to cater to the increase in travel within Malaysia.

Its chief executive officer Ignatius Ong said since its network was predominantly domestic, it may ramp up services once the dissolution of Parliament and election date is announced.

“This is to cater to the increase in travel within Malaysia due to the amplification of activities from the election campaigns throughout the country,” he said.

The community airline, he said, had an existing product feature that enabled its customers to change their flight dates in advance to alleviate uncertainties.

An AirAsia spokesman said so far, there had not been any cases of customers postponing flights due to the delayed dissolution of Parliament.

“Those who wish to postpone their flights can do so but this is subject to our airline policy, whereby the passenger may have to pay a fee to change their flights,” the spokesman said.

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