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Medan woman, 2 men held for Penang airport bomb threat

Police say the threat was made after her boyfriend wanted to stop her from returning to Medan.

Group wants airport on Penang mainland, accuses CM of unfair treatment

Forum Seberang Perai says Chow Kon Yeow is focusing only on the island's needs.

AirAsia needs to buck up

From out-of-service kiosks to closure of several check-in counters, the low-cost carrier needs to do more if they want local support.

AirAsia tells travellers at Penang airport to be extra early

'Airport congestion' cited as the reason why travellers should leave earlier than usual, says low-cost airline.

Kulim airport location ideal to develop into cargo hub, says analyst

It will in turn enable Penang airport to achieve an international financial hub status like Singapore, he adds.

Airport in Kulim could nudge PIA out of the picture, says...

But another expert says an international airport in Kulim would be an inefficient use of funds and existing infrastructure.

Grab cries foul after drivers fined at airports

The e-hailing company says there are parties out to exploit 'grey areas' during current grace period given by the government.

Grab drivers cannot wait for passengers at airports, says RTD

RTD says this follows amendments to the law, but it is unclear if Grab drivers can pick up a passenger who hails a ride using an online App at the airport.

Varsity student detained at Penang airport for having 2 bullets

She claims her brother placed the bullets in her bag without her knowledge.

Penang airport expansion work to start soon

This will involve optimising space usage to address the long queues, the construction of a seven-storey car park and the expansion of the airport itself.

Guan Eng asks Najib to hurry with Penang airport expansion

The number of passengers at Penang International Airport rose 8% last year to 7.2 million people, which is far more than the 6.5 million capacity, says Penang CM.

Guan Eng: Penang airport may turn into ‘pasar malam’

Penang International Airport needs to be expanded as it is already bursting at its seams hitting 6.5 million passenger capacity, says chief minister.

New video shows harassment of Uber driver, passengers

Scene taken near Penang International Airport shows taxi/limo drivers demanding passengers get out of car.

Penang airport braces for rain, spring tide and flood

Drainage system cleared of retained water so that water can flow faster through the kerbside monsoon drain.

Guan Eng wants fast-track for Penang airport expansion

Penang Chief Minister says the airport has currently reached its maximum capacity of 6.5 million users.

Guan Eng: Upgrade Penang’s ‘pasar malam’ airport

The state government is requesting the federal authorities to upgrade the airport to enable it to handle 10 million passengers a year as the current airport's capacity of 6.5 million passengers is inadequate.

‘Bomb scare’ delays Penang-Jakarta flight

Indonesian couple fined RM1,000 for saying they had a bomb in their hand luggage after boarding AirAsia flight in Penang yesterday.

Penang bracing for another round of floods

Heavy rain continues to lash the island and the supermoon phenomenon is also expected to push floodwaters back inland.