Saturday, 19 April 2014

KLIA2 is now certified fit for use

PETALING JAYA: KLIA2 has finally been given the long awaited Certificate of Completion and Compliance (CCC) on Friday.

The certificate was handed over by the main contractors, the UEM-Bina Puri consortium to Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd, in a ceremony on Friday.

There are three parts to the issuance of a CCC; it needs to comply with the Fire and Rescue Department, Sepang Municipal Council and Indah Water Konsortium Sdn Bhd (IWK) specifications and KLIA2 has complied with all the conditions and is now certified safe for use.

The Operational Readiness and Airport Transfer (Orat) procedures has been under way for over a month now and the new low cost air terminal will open for operations on May 2.

Orat is a comprehensive methodology and holistic approach employed to ensure the operational readiness of a new airport or airport infrastructure project.

Five airlines – Malindo Air, Cebu Pacific Air, Tiger Airways Singapore, Lion Air and Indonesia’s Mandala Airlines will begin operations on May 2 and AirAsia will join in before May 9. On May 9, the existing LCCT will cease operations.

Source: TheStar

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