had announced in early May 2013 that the main contractor would be unable to complete klia2's main terminal building as per the earlier expected completion date of 28 June 2013.
In a filing with the Malaysian stock exchange, MAHB
said: "A formal contract will be entered between the Qatari government, represented by the steering committee, and Malaysia Airports Consultancy Services tentatively by end of July 2013.
Andy Stephenson, GeoEye's senior regional director of GeoEye Asia in Singapore, said, "We are very pleased MAHB
has chosen us to produce this first commercial airport database for their pilot project.
5 kilometres from KLIA and with an annual capacity of 50 million passengers-a-year, dwarfing the MAHB
project's 30 million capacity.
The facility can reportedly handle Airbus A380 operations and, despite apparent protests from AirAsia, MAHB
also offers airlines the option to use airbridges, indicating that KLIA2 is now viewed as more than just a low-cost carrier terminal.
Looking ahead, RAM Ratings notes that MAHB
will incur about MYR 1.
said that the inaugural New Route Asia 2003 forum would provide an opportunity for it to promote the airport's services, facilities and traffic potential.
, which manages Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA), said Qatar Airways will fly the route three times a week using its new A320 airbus.
Looking ahead, MAHB
managing director Tan Sri Bashir Ahmad bin Abdul Majid is hopeful that passenger numbers can increase in 2010, as airlines increase their capacity and continue to deliver new routes and services.
The programmed received participation from nearly 500 MAHB
According to statement by MAHB
's chief operating officer Datuk Abdul Hamid Mohammed Ali, MAHB
is one of the companies invited to submit best and final offers for the contract.
introduced a five-year full waiver on parking and landing fees for new carriers and airlines which increased their frequencies by 30 April 2002.