A new airline called flymojo will soon be flying in our regional skies.
According to The Rakyat Post, the government of Malaysia has recently signed a contract with Canadian planemaker Bombardier Inc at the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace (LIMA) exhibition to establish the new local airlines.
The contract is to buy 20 aircrafts (CS100) worth USD1.47 billion, and with an option for another additional of 20 aircrafts for USD2.94 billion.
The new airlines which will be based at Senai International Airport in Johor and Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, is expected to become the first operator for the CS100 aircraft in the region.
Moreover, Deputy Transport Minister Datuk Abdul Aziz Kaprawi mentioned that flymojo will also be expected to become one of the key roles in improving connectivity between the Peninsular and East Malaysia.
“Flymojo will transform Senai into a key regional aviation and logistics hub and augment the government’s initiatives in developing Iskandar Malaysia and the Southern Corridor,” he added.
The Rakyat Post also reported that the airline will begin flying in the first quarter of 2016 and will be focusing on regional routes.
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