MASKARGO UNVEILS ‘TOMPOK’ AT LIMA ‘11

LANGKAWI, 10 DECEMBER 2011 – The official mascot for MASkargo „Tompok‟ was unveiled at the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition 2011.‘Tompok’ is from a species known as the Clouded Leopard (Neofelis Nebulosa) or locally referred to as ‘Harimau Dahan’ and is an elusive animal which can be found throughout the jungles of Malaysia, Indonesia,...

MASkargo Celebrates Second A330-200F With 40 Tonnes Of Humanitarian Aid Lifted For Africa

Sepang, 15 November 2011 – MASkargo, the air cargo arm of Malaysian Airlines celebrated the second arrival of its A330-200F with 40 tonnes of nutrient-rich supplements (food bars) flown to Dubai from the Airbus assembly point in Toulouse.The flight which is a collaborative effort between the Airbus Corporate Foundation and Action Contre La Faim, will be beneficial and lifesaving for...

MASkargo assists BUFORI in China expansion

BUFORI handmade cars air-freighted to ShanghaiKLIA, October 13, 2011 – MASKARGO Sdn Bhd and BUFORI Motor Car Company (M) Sdn Bhd jointly announced their co-operation on sending the first BUFORI cars to China. MASkargo will air-freight three exclusive BUFORI vehicles from Kuala Lumpur International Airport to Shanghai Pudong, where the cars will be displayed at the 2011 Top Marques Luxury...

MASkargo takes first delivery of four Airbus A330-200F freighters and receives the Integrated Management System certification

The mid size fuel efficient airplane allows MASkargo to build capacity and expand its network to new markets with improved reliability and cost efficiencyThe airplanes purchased directly by MASkargo will strengthen its balance sheet and benefit from investment and capital allowancesThe A330 freighter operations will reduce the carbon footprintIntegrated Management Certification testimony to...

Firefly commences twice daily flights between Kuala Lumpur and Sibu today

Firefly, Your Community Airline, celebrated its inaugural flight from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) to Sibu Airport today. FY660 took off at 7.30 am, with a load factor of 72 per cent, and arrived in Sibu at 9.15am. The average load factor of the first Kuala Lumpur –Sibu inaugural flight was 83 per cent.Upon arrival, Firefly passengers were given a grand reception by way of a...

Malaysia Airlines Flight Operations To UK and Europe

Subang (24 May 2011): The volcanic eruption in Iceland two days ago has produced ash from a massive plume of smoke in the Icelandic airspace, resulting in the closure of all airports in that country.Europe's air traffic control organisation is monitoring the situation and will advise airlines on the possible spread of this ash to parts of Europe. Malaysia Airlines flights between KLIA and...

MASkargo-Firefly-SATS To Collaborate On Cargo Operations In Johor Bharu

The start of Firefly operations out of its new hub in Johor Bharu heralded another milestone in the partnership between MASkargo and Firefly, as well as MASkargo and Senai Airport Terminal Services Sdn. Bhd. (SATS), as MASkargo has been given the go-ahead to market cargo space on Firefly flights originating from the airport.To mark the occasion in conjunction with the launch of the inaugural...

Camels Now Fly With MASkargo

SEPANG (Malaysia), 2 February 2011 – Camels are now part of the exclusive MASkargo live animal shipment club that include sharks, goats, cows and buffaloes, with the first ever cargo charter flight of camels from Adelaide, Australia on the 1st of February 2011.The special charter of 15 pallets which terminated in Adelaide onboard MH6174 contained about 26 heads of camels weighing...

MASkargo Signs Multimillion Deal With Lodige For Warehouse Project

SEPANG, 31 January 2011 – Malaysia Airlines Cargo Sdn Bhd (MASkargo) and Lodige Industries today signed a multi-million ringgit agreement which will redefine cutting-edge technology, elevating cargo handling system to a whole new level.The agreement was signed by Shahari Sulaiman, Managing Director of MASkargo and Dr Rudolph Lödige, President of Lodige Industries, witnessed by Tengku Dato...