Malaysia Airports has launched FlyKLIA, an online travel portal which is set to be Malaysia's next level interactive and experience-sharing platform that can serve as a comprehensive tourist guide for visitors to Malaysia. FlyKLIA, was launched at the recent World Routes 2017 – an aviation route and network development forum held in Barcelona, Spain from 23 to 26 September.
FlyKLIA aims to enhance airport users’ travel experience in Malaysia by creating a platform for both business and leisure travellers to come together and share their experiences. Positioned as a platform for travellers by travellers, users are able to write and read reviews of tourist destinations, learn tips and tricks while travelling and look for places to visit or events to attend.
Acting like a tourist guide, FlyKLIA will assist users in planning the perfect travel itinerary to any destination in Malaysia. Business travellers will also find the portal useful as they will be able to squeeze in a recommended tourist destination or two during their working trip here. Through FlyKLIA, users will be able obtain travel information and also plan their itinerary by booking transportation and accommodation at the same time.
According to managing director of Malaysia Airports, Badlisham Ghazali, FlyKLIA is part of the airport operator group’s initiative to be more technology-driven in catering to the needs of the highly IT-savvy generation. He said that more travellers are now searching for unique experiences and hidden gems that create social media-worthy stories and photographs. FlyKLIA will definitely be one of several platforms for Malaysia Airports to provide joyful experiences to travellers.
“As one of the world’s most successful and versatile airport operator group, Malaysia Airports will continue to provide the best services to not only the passengers but also to the airport community. Our airline partners will benefit from this online travel portal by gaining valuable insights on consumer profiling within the FlyKLIA community. Our partners will be able to create social itineraries and promote exclusive travel deals in Malaysia through the portal,” he added.
FlyKLIA was showcased at the Malaysia Airports booth all throughout World Routes 2017 where both travelers and stakeholders experienced further on the benefits of the new travel portal.