By Shamsul Bahrin Zainuzzaman on April 3, 2012
SUBANG, 3rd April 2012 – Firefly celebrates its fifth year of operations this month by offering passengers a promotional fare from RM55, one way, all-in for selected domestic routes.
The flights are:
Subang – Penang, Subang – Kota Bharu, Subang – Langkawi, Subang – Kuala Terengganu, Subang – Johor Bahru, Subang – Alor Setar;
Penang – Kota Bharu, Penang – Kuantan and Penang – Langkawi;
Kota Bharu – Johor Bahru.
The promotional fare is for bookings made from April 4 to April 8, 2012 for travel from April 23 to October 27, 2012.During the celebratory event held at Subang SkyPark today, COO Shorthaul Malaysia Airlines/Firefly, Ignatius M.C. Ong, expressed his appreciation to its valued customers, many of whom are regular business travellers. With their continued support the airline has seen incredible growth since its inception both in fleet size and network footprint.From its offering of six destinations in 2007, Firefly currently serves 24 destinations while its fleet has grown from three to 12 aircraft today. The number of passengers carried had also grown tremendously from 390,000 in 2007 to 1.6 million last year. Since introducing the Firefly website in 2007, the number of visitors had also increased from 539,502 to 7.1 million at end March 2012.
As part of its birthday celebration and to further reward its loyal customers, Firefly will also be offering Mystery Gift prizes to every fifth customer who makes seat purchases today and tomorrow at Firefly Airport Ticketing Offices located in Subang Skypark,Penang, Kota Bharu and Budget Terminal, Changi Airport, Singapore. These are Firefly’s busiest airport stations in terms of frequency and flights. Ong said: “As stocks are limited, this will be based on a first come, first serve basis.” In addition, Firefly has partnered Big Apple Donuts & Coffee outlets in Subang Parade and Subang SkyPark to offer a special 50 per cent discount as a gesture of appreciation to its valuable customers. To qualify, patrons will have to print out the Big Apple coupon on the Firefly website and present it at the two participating outlets to enjoy a delicious Big Apple donut and a cup of Americano Coffee or juice for RM5. This offer is valid up to April 7, 2012.Firefly is also offering discounts of up to 30 per cent on its merchandise at a two-day promotion at Subang Skypark which ends tomorrow.
To cap off the event, Ong presented Firefly’s top five frequent flyers of 2011 with Gift Sets comprising air tickets and Firefly merchandise.
The five top frequent flyers of 2011 were:
Abdul Majid Mohamed Murad who flew 139 times;
Kent Loong Kiyu, 134 times;
Mohammed Kamal Marican, 110 times;
Kaoru Kurauchi, 101 times &
Tan Mong Chon, 97 times.