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RM1.2 bil Penang airport expansion to be done via private financing...

Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng says a private company will be picked through open tender by the end of this year.

RM17.6 mil FedEx Gateway at Penang airport to get goods delivered...

It also offers overnight delivery to 20 major Asian cities.

Drive for Grab part-time, Penang airport drivers’ chief tells members

Limo association chairman says it is the only way drivers can make extra money as airport limos have become less popular with the arrival of the e-hailing service.

LCCT plan in Penang a ‘rumour’, says Loke

A terminal for budget airlines reportedly floated by AirAsia is still up in the air after the transport minister says no approval has been given for now.

Penang to have LCC terminal in ‘1 to 2 years’, says...

Talks with AirAsia and MAHB to build a new terminal based on a public-private partnership ongoing, says finance minister.

E-hailing drivers causing congestion at airport, say cabbies

Group says e-hailing drivers should be given their own waiting area away from the terminal.

Guan Eng: We need to find other ways to expand Penang...

Finance minister says federal government’s finances are extremely limited.

Finally, Penang airport expansion plans set to take off

Penang chief minister Chow Kon Yeow says the first step is to optimise the terminal to reduce passenger congestion, especially during peak hours.

Meeting to discuss Penang airport expansion soon, says Yeoh

The state exco in charge of tourism says he has had an informal meeting with Transport Minister Anthony Loke, and the response has been positive.

Penang airport expansion urgently needed, says Guan Eng

Double-digit growth in international passengers justifies need to expedite expansion, says Penang CM.

Penang airport expansion to begin end of the month

Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad says for the next 12 months, airport authorities will be busy trying to clear up more space in the check-in area for departing passengers.

Qatar Airways starts new service to Penang

Airline will fly Doha-Penang route three times a week and will increase frequency to four flights weekly from July.

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.

Liow confirms Penang international airport capacity to double

Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai tells Dewan Rakyat that upgrade work to increase airport capacity to 12 million will be carried out, but gives no details.

Penang Chinese Chamber: Begin upgrade on Penang airport now

With airport exceeding annual capacity for two years running, PCCC chief says upgrade should double existing capacity and add two new runways.

Guan Eng pushes for urgent expansion of Penang airport

Chief Minister says airport operating beyond capacity with more than 7 million passengers expected by end of the year.

10 million passenger capacity airport won’t be enough, says Guan Eng

Penang chief minister says based on the growth rate for the first five months of 2017, the proposed capacity for 10 million passengers will be exceeded before 2023.

LGE to Putrajaya: Please don’t allow Penang airport to become ‘pasar...

Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng says the airport, which can handle 6.5 million passengers, needs an urgent upgrade as the number of passengers coming to Penang is expected to exceed seven million soon.

Man charged with trafficking in one million Eramin 5 pills

Delivery man caught trafficking at MAS Cargo Complex, Penang International Airport.

Need for Penang airport expansion getting critical, says CM

Lim Guan Eng says the 6.2 million arrivals recorded last year close to its maximum capacity of 6.5 million.

Gerakan raises stink over toilet demolition

Penang Gerakan links demolition of a toilet at airport cafe to criticisms against chief minister by the owner.

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.

Flooding at Penang airport due to ‘unprecedented’ rainfall

Senior general-manager of Penang International Airport says flights were delayed due to bad weather and not flooding per se.

Heavy rain, floods delay flights at Penang Airport

Rain and strong winds delay at least 10 flights to Penang airport, with four planes unable to take off.