Malaysia Airlines Cargo Sdn Bhd(MASKargo) has forecasted that itscargo handling activities in Penangwill increase by three percent this year,Bernama News Agency reported.
Its senior general manager cargo,J.J. Ong, said this is because no additionalcargo flights are expected to bere-routed to Penang, which on averageonly generates about a quarter of thecompany’s revenue. Much of the cargocomes from Kuala Lumpur InternationalAirport (KLIA), which handlesabout 660,000 tonnes.
This is in contrast to last year, whenMASKargo saw an increase of 22 percentin cargo handling to 173,000tonnes over 2005.