SEPANG – Penang International Airport (PIA) welcomed its first passengers travelling under the new Singapore-Penang Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) By Air Programme today. Flight AK1730 by AirAsia was the first VTL flight to touch down at 6.40 pm carrying about 60 passengers under the programme. The aircraft received water cannon salute while passengers were greeted with mementos to mark the special occasion. Penang is the second Malaysian destination introduced after Kuala Lumpur under the Singapore-Malaysia VTL programme. There are four airlines operating under this programme i.e.
SEPANG – KL International Airport (KLIA) is ensuring that it is ready to welcome passengers travelling under the Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) by Air or VTL-Air programme. The entire airport community including airlines, government agencies and service providers are ready to receive the increase in passengers and ensure that their journey is as seamless as possible. Extra measures include an additional holding lounge with 8 COVID-19 dedicated screening stations at Gate G10, on top of the existing 14 dedicated screening stations lounge at Gate G1, KLIA Main terminal.