Milestone

 
  • KLB launched its first vessel specialising in vehicles transportation at NCB's flagship terminal, Northport which.
  • The roll on/roll off vehicle carrier vessel, MV Zara Sofea, has a capacity of 2500 vehicle per shipment to Sabah and Sarawak which operates 2 to 3 shipments per months and plans to sail 28 times a year.
 
  • On February 2015, Klas Acquired airfreight operator Gading Sari Aviation Services Sdn Bhd (GSAS) for MYR72 million in a bid to strengthen its service offerings as a new distribution channel.
  • GSAS has since been renamed as DRB-Hicom Asia cargo Express (DHACE)
  • DHACE provides air freight services to Pos Malaysia for its Pos Laju services between Peninsular and East Malaysia cities of Kuching, Miri and Kota Kinabalu.
 
  • Certification of Occupational Safety Health and Safety 18001
  • Certification of ISO 22000 for Food Safety.
  • Customer Airlines secured by KLAS:
    • Hong Kong Dragon Airlines for Ground Handling and Cargo Handling in Penang (PEN)
    • Flynas for Ground Handling in Kuala Lumpur (KUL)
    • Mega Maldives for Ground Handling in Kuala Lumpur (KUL)
 
  • Official acquisition of Konsortium Logistic Berhad (KLB) on 16th Dec 2013.
  • Customer Airlines secured by KLAS:
    • Malindo Airlines for Inflight Catering in KUL
    • Malindo Airlines for Ground Handling in KCH
    • Malindo Airlines for Ground Handling and cargo handling in BKI
    • Malindo Airlines for Ground Handling in PEN and LGK
    • Turkish Airlines for Ground Handling in KUL
    • Jetstar Asia for Ground Handling in KUL and PEN
    • Philippine Airlines for Ground Handling in KUL
    • Express Air for Ground Handling in KCH
    • Hong Kong Airlines for Cargo Handling in KUL
    • Hong Kong Express for Ground Handling and Cargo Handling in PEN
 
  • Achieved IATA Safety Audit Ground Operations (ISAGO) certification on January 2012.
  • Customer Airlines secured by KLAS:
    • Pakistan International Airlines for Ground Handling in KUL.
    • Bangkok Airways for Aircraft Maintenance & Engineering Services and In-Flight Catering in KUL.
    • SEAir for Ground Handling in BKI.
    • Mandala Air for Ground Handling in KUL.
    • Air Philp Express for Ground Handling in KUL.
    • BB Airways for Ground Handling and In-Flight Catering in KUL.
    • Zest Air for Ground Handling in KUL.
    • BB Airways for Ground Handling and In-Flight Catering in KUL.
    • Ethiopian Airlines for Ground Handling in KUL.
 
  • Integrated Logistics Services department is formed on July 2011
  • Customer Airlines secured by KLAS:
    • Silk Air for Ground Handling in BKI.
    • Silk Air for Ground Handling in KCH.
    • Silk Air for Ground Handling in LGK.
    • Berjaya Air for Ground Handling in LGK.
    • Finnair for Ground Handling in LGK.
    • Transaero for Ground Handling and In-Flight Catering in KUL.
 
  • Achieved the award of “4th Port Ranking for 2010” for PEN Station awarded by Cathay Pacific Airways.
  • Customer Airlines secured by KLAS:
    • Cathay Pacific Airways for Ground Handling in KUL.
    • Singapore Airlines for Ramp Handling in KUL.
    • Firefly for In-Flight Catering in KUL.
    • Virgin Blue for Flight Operation in KUL.
    • Cathay Pacific Airways for Ground Handling in PEN
    • Wings Air for Ground Handling in PEN.
    • Federal Express for Ramp Handling in PEN.
    • Eastar Jet for Ground Handling in BKI.
 
  • Achieved the award of "Best Performing Station in Cebu Pacific Network for On Time Departure in the 30 Minutes Category" twice for BKI Station awarded by Cebu Pacific Airways.
  • Achieved the award of "Best Performing Station in Cebu Pacific Network for On Time Departure in the 30 Minutes Category" for KUL Station awarded by Cebu Pacific Airways.
  • Commenced its operation in Pulau Langkawi with an inaugural customer, Tiger Airways.
  • Implementation of 5S Practice.
  • Customer Airlines secured by KLAS:
    • Tiger Airways for Ground Handling in BKI.
    • SEA AIR for Ground Handling in BKI.
    • Silk Air for Ground Handling in PEN.
    • Tiger Airways for Ground Handling in LGK.
    • Finnair for Ground Handling in LGK.
    • Air Astana for In-Flight Catering in KUL.
    • Air Zimbabwe for In-Flight Catering in KUL.
    • GMG Airlines for In-Flight catering in KUL.
    • KALSTAR for Ground Handling in KCH.
    • Happy Air for Ground Handling in LGK.
    • Eastar Jet for Ground Handling in KCH.
 
  • Team Building program to promote teamwork among staff.
  • Host partners for The World Route Development Forum 2008 in Kuala Lumpur.
  • Commenced its operation in Kota Kinabalu with an inaugural customer, Cebu Pacific Airways.
  • Commenced its operation in Kuching with an inaugural customer, Tiger Airways.
  • Achieved the award of "The Best Turn Around Company" awarded by DRB-Hicom.
  • Customer Airlines secured by KLAS:
    • Tiger Airways for Ground Handling in KUL and KCH.
    • Silk Air for Ground Handling in KUL.
    • Cebu Pacific Airways for Ground Handling in KCH.
    • Transmile Air for Ground Handling in BKI and KCH.
    • Best Air for In-Flight Catering in KUL.
 
  • Successfully completed the Leadership and Development Program (LDP).
  • Customer Airlines secured by KLAS:
    • Jetstar International for Ground Handling in KUL.
    • Air Asia X for Ground Handling in KUL.
    • Air India Express for Ground Handling in KUL.
 
  • Strategic Branding Exercise was launched.
  • Customer Airlines secured by KLAS:
    • Cebu Pacific Airways for Ground Handling in KUL.
    • Royal Brunei Airlines for In Flight Catering.
    • Pos Malaysia for Cargo Handling.
    • Austrian Airlines for Ground Handling and Cargo Handling in KUL.
    • Cathay Pacific for Ramp Handling in PEN.
 
  • Successful completion of EIP 24 months pilot project, resulting in 50% savings above target.
  • Successful recertification of ISO9001:2000 for ground handling, cargo handling, and inflight catering services by Llyod Register Quality Assurance Ptd Ltd of Australia.
  • Esteemed customers list continues, Xiamen Airlines and Transaero Airlines from Russia.
  • EIP initiatives, leasing of 28 units of tractors from UMW Industries (1985) Sdn Bhd.
 
  • The contract with Cathay Pacific has been renewed. KLAS is pleased to continue to perform its best for its customer.
  • KLAS has been awarded the contract by Saudi Arabian Airlines for another 2 years. This has given the confidence to KLAS to continue to excel its performance.
  • Two of KLAS launch customers has renewed their handling contract with KLAS for the third consecutive term.
    • Federal Express, the world's largest courier service company, was the cargo services launch customer for KLAS in 1997. FEDEX award of the latest contract will extend the agreement with KLAS to a total of ten (10) years.
    • Emirates, the winner of the Airline of the Year 2003 Award by OAG, was the launch customer for KLAS at the new KL International Airport when it opened for operations on the 30th June 2004.
    • KLAS has successfully implemented the Enterprise Improvement Program (EIP) as of December 2003. This program will improve the financial performance of the company substantially.
  • Sri Lankan Airlines has renewed the contract for another 3 years. The renewal of contract by Fedex has demonstrated the confidence of Sri Lankan has on KLAS management and staff.
  • In Flight Catering has secured the contract from the Tentera Udara DiRaja Malaysia (TUDM) for provision of meals on all flights operated by TUDM including the VVIP special flights.
  • Airline GSA Pte Ltd - KLAS has secured the Cargo Handling contract from Airline GSA Pte. Ltd. for KUL and PEN. This company has a back to back agreement for cargo sales with Cargo Counts Gmbh, who in turn has secured the cargo management contract for AirAsia flights.
  • Air Hong Kong - In addition to the Ground Handling contract with Air Hong Kong in PEN beginning from 12th September 2004, KLAS Engineering has secured the technical assistance contract with Cathay Pacific Airways. This contract will cover nightstop checks and defect rectification on the A300-600 Freighter which operates 5x weekly into PEN.
  • Jatayu Airlines - Jatayu Airlines has extended its network with the commencement of operations into KUL from Medan. As a result, the Ground Handling Agreement was extended to include KUL from the 01st September 2004. The services covered include Passenger Handling, Ramp Handling, Cargo Warehousing and Technical Assistance. The airline operates a daily flight using the B727 aircraft.
  • Northwest Airlines - KLAS has formalized a Cargo Unit Load Device Inventory Management Agreement with Northwest Airlines effective from 01st January 2004 which will be based on a fixed monthly handling fee.
  • PT STAR Air - KLAS has secured the Ground Handling Agreement with PT STAR Air from Indonesia, for Passenger Handling, Ramp Handling, Cargo Warehousing and Technical Assistance in KUL effective from the 03rd November 2004. The airline operates a daily flight between KUL and Jakarta using the MD83 aircraft.
 
  • KLAS has converted the certification from ISO 9002 to ISO 9001.The conversion process covers Ground Handling, Cargo and In-Flight Catering. Our desires to exceed customer standard requirement is one of the objective for the conversion process.
 
  • KLAS has expanded its path and been awarded of ISO 9002 for another division, In-flight Catering. The KLAS In-Flight Catering Division continuously provides superb services and high quality of products
 
  • Lloyds Register Quality Assurance Ltd of Australia conferred the Ground Handling and Cargo Handling operations with the ISO 9002 quality certification in a ceremony. The award was conferred to KLAS in recognition of its service standards and its continuous effort to meet its Customers’ needs and requirements.
 
  • Emirates Airlines took the honour of being the first KLAS customer to land at KL International Airport on its opening day. The flight from Dubai landed at 4.20 pm received by KLAS key personnel. Combining technological advancement with well-trained expertise, KLAS has managed to secure more business from several major airlines to be added into its growing list.
 
  • The landing of Federal Express inaugural flight at Subang Airport marked a new frontier at KLAS as it received its first cargo airline Customer. Being entrusted to handle one of the biggest cargo operators in the world (till to this date) underline the ability and readiness of KLAS to be a major player in the aviation business.
 
  • The journey of a thousand miles had just begun when KLAS welcomed Air Asia as its first passenger airline customer. At 6.40am the aircraft, a B737-300 landed at Subang Airport marking a historic milestone in the KLAS diary.
  • The official log of KLAS was launched. The logo was designed by a reputable corporate communications consultant, depicted an aircraft in a slanting position which symbolizes KLAS as an organization taking flight and will continue to move forward supported by its four pillars of strength (its four service operations).
 
  • KLAS entered into a Consultancy Agreement with Munich Airport Agiplan Consultancy Services (MAACS), for the PDI and O&M consultancy for the cargo complex, ground handling and aircraft maintenance facility at KL International Airport. The partnership undoubtedly enhanced the quality of services provided by KLAS to its Customers.
  • The first CEO of the organization, she was given the task of setting-up the operations and ensuring a smooth take-off of the company.
  • KL Airport Services Sdn Bhd (KLAS) incorporated to serve as an alternative ground handling service provider to support the industry’s growing needs. A joint-venture of HICOM Holdings Berhad and MOFAZ Aerospace Holding Snd Bhd. KLAS is licensed to provide ground handling services at all Malaysian airports serving domestic, regional and international airlines.
 
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