KLIA & Kuching International Airport Earn Global Health Accreditation

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The Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and Kuching International Airport have achieved Airport Health Accreditation (AHA) by the Airports Council International (ACI). What we’re hoping is that this will mean easier travel in the coming months. 

It also serves as a comforting reminder to travellers that internationally recognised safety standards are in place. This accreditation reflects an airport operator’s ongoing commitment to ensure the highest levels of safety at its airports — especially important during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. It includes upcoming new features planned for this year, such as the deployment of the single token project that uses facial recognition technology for a contactless passenger experience.

Malaysia Airports’ Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport acquired the same recognition earlier this year, while four other Malaysian airports are being reviewed for accreditation. They are: Penang International Airport, Kota Kinabalu International Airport, Langkawi International Airport, and Subang Airport.

To further entice local travellers as part of Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin’s new SOP announcement for those who are fully vaccinated, Malaysia Airlines is offering fares as low as RM89 on its Economy Lite category within domestic destinations.

The promotion is available for booking from Aug 10 until Sept 30 2021, and valid for immediate travel until Oct 30, 2021. You can find more information here.

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