KOTA KINABALU: After more than 10 years in the aviation industry, domestic airline MASwings has given its ATR 72-500 aircraft “new wings” by upgrading its in-flight services.
This being MASwings’ Year of Pride, the airline has unveiled its latest cabin refurbishment and refreshed inflight services for the comfort and convenience of passengers.
This includes upgrades to the ATR 72-500’s leather seats, aisle flooring and in-flight meals.
A hand fan is also provided for passengers who may feel warm in the aircraft, especially during afternoon flights.
MASwings Sdn Bhd chief executive officer Aminuddin Zakaria said the upgrades marked a milestone for the airlines.
“After a decade in the industry, we want to take our airline to the next level, in line with the MASwings mantra of ‘Young, Fresh, and Speed’.
“We want to focus on giving our cabin a `wow factor’ that would appeal to all four senses – sight, smell, hearing and taste,” he told reporters at the Kota Kinabalu International Airport.
Aminuddin said MASwings will continue to work continuously on improving its in-flight services, offering promotional fares and strengthening its operational and business capability.
“MASwings is working hard to overcome technical challenges to win back the trust and confidence of our customers.
“I look forward to working with travel and industry players to improve MASwings operations,” he said.
The airline aims to upgrade 10 of its ATR 72-500 aircraft within two months.
MASwings’ aircraft currently fly 23 routes around Sabah, Sarawak and Labuan.