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Home Getting To Penang Arriving by Air
Arriving by Air PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator   
Monday, 07 July 2008 14:04

 

Penang, "Pearl of the Orient" has been on the tourist route-map for decades, and is now fast-growing as an industrial centre. With the combined attractions of tourism and business, Penang airport has been upgraded to cater to the increasing traffic demand.

In 2007, the airport handled more than 3.1 million passengers, with 39,265 aircraft movements. It also handled 208,582 metric tones of cargo in 2007. A new cargo centre was opened for operations in 2000 with a capacity to handle 360,000 tonnes of cargo.

 

Please refer to the following websites for details on airlines flying into Penang:

 

Penang International Airport

AirAsia Airlines

Malaysia Airlines

Firefly Airlines

Singapore Airline

Japan Airline

Thai Airway

China Airlines

Cathay Pacific

Tiger Airways

Jetstar

 

From Airport to George Town

From the Penang International Airport, visitors who require a comfortable and economical mode of transport from the Penang International Airport are recommended to take the Rapid Penang Bus No.401E. The bus makes a last-stop at the Weld Quay Jetty, allowing passengers to make a transit to their destination.

Travel Fare
*RM2.00 – per person

Departure Schedule
* Every 30 minutes from 0600 to 2330

 

Flight from Penang to Singapore (As of 18th July 2009)

 Singapore Airlines 7 flights a week
 SilkAir 14 flights a week
 Malaysia Airlines
 7 flights a week
 Air Asia
 7 flights a week
 Jetstar 7 flights a week
 Tiger Air
 14 flights a week
 Total 56 flights a week

 Air Asia will have one additional daily flight from 31st July 2009 (by July 31st = 63 flights a week)

Jetstar will add one additional flight daily from Oct 2009 (by Oct = 70 flights a week)

Beginning of November 2009, 3 flights a day by Tiger Air (by Nov = 77 flights a week)

 

  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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