KAZAKHSTAN’S SCAT AIR STARTS CHARTERED FLIGHTS TO LANGKAWI
Dec 28. Bernama. LANGKAWI
Scat Air of Kazakhstan is making two chartered flights to Langkawi to bring tourists to the tax free island resort.
The first arrived today while the other is scheduled for Jan 14.
A traditional welcome complete with ”kompang” (small hand-held drum) beating greeted the 200 passengers when the plane landed at the Langkawi International Airport at about 10am this morning.
The Langkawi Development Authority Board with the cooperation of tourist agencies held the welcoming reception to promote the island by distributing leaflets to the visitors.
This is the first time the company is flying to Langkawi.
Meanwhile, Finnish airline, Finnair has also begun flying in tourists from Scandinavian countries direct to Langkawi.
The flights, which commenced in mid-December on every Saturday, will go on until March 13 next year.