Firefly Airlines Visit Malaysia Year 2020 initiativesV. Sivaji | February 19, 2020 | 2 | Events , Happening Now , Johor , Kedah , Kelantan , Langkawi , Melaka , Pahang , Penang , Perak , Selangor , Spotlight , Travel , Travel Buzz
Malaysian carrier, Firefly Airlines together with Tourism Malaysia celebrated the launch of Visit Malaysia Year (VMY) 2020 Discovery livery recently at RAC, Skypark Subang.
On hand was the Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi, Dato Dr. Noor Zari Hamat, MOTAC Secretary-General, Datuk Musa Yusof, Director general Tourism Malaysia, and Firefly CEO Philip See.
The year-long VMY 2020 campaign involves the showcase of VMY 2020 logo on all aircraft exteriors and various state’s tourism products in the interior overhead compartments and meal tray of several aircrafts.
According to Datuk Musa Yusof, the campaign is also one of Tourism Malaysia’s Quick Win programs and strategies to address the Covid-19 outbreak.
“It is hoped that through the policies and programs of the government, coupled with private sector initiatives and offers, it will be supported at the consumer level,” he said, adding that Malaysians can use this benefit to travel locally. The interior of the aircrafts has a vibrant look and feel with images of food, culture, beaches, ecotourism, art and atmosphere.
There are many hidden attractions that are worth discovering and re-discovering in Malaysia, plus with the various affordable travel packages, it gives an opportunity to individuals from all walks of life with various budget to explore and appreciate Malaysia better.
Firefly has also decked up another 2 packages themed ‘Chill-Out & Retreats’ and ‘Family Adventure Awaits’ with free island-hopping tours and tickets to Crocodile Adventureland.
More packages will be rolled out to other Firefly domestic destinations such as Penang, Johor Bahru, Kuantan, Kota Bharu, Alor Setar, Kuala Terengganu and Subang throughout the year 2020.
“We are pleased to be part of another milestone in the tourism industry, specifically with regards to Visit Malaysia Year 2020. The convenience one gets at Subang airport is like no other.
“It only takes approximately about 15 minutes from the check-in counter to the security check area and into the departure hall.
“With Kuala Lumpur and many other attractions just a few kilometers away with affordable transportation.
“We trust that with this launch, it will certainly help fulfil the government’s agenda to stimulate growth in tourist visits through tourism”, said Firefly CEO, Philip See.