SKS Airways Sdn Bhd, a new commercial airline in Malaysia, has been awarded the full Air Service Licence (ASL) by the Malaysian Aviation Commission (Mavcom) effective 1 January 2022. With the announcement, SKS Airways is set to launch flight operations in the near future.
SKS Airways is the latest scheduled commercial airline in Malaysia to be granted a full ASL which is required to transport passengers, mail or cargo on a fixed schedule by air between two places, so long as it falls within Malaysia’s borders.
An ASL will only be issued to applicant that holds a valid Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC) by the Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia (CAAM), by which SKS Airways received on 1 October 2021.
SKS Airways was incorporated on 13 November 2017 with its shares held by Malaysians and is part of the SKS Group of companies. SKS Group was founded in 1983 and presently is a multi-disciplined organisation with core businesses that spans across property development, investment holding, hospitality and credit finance in Malaysia and Australia.
“The last two years have been tough for the aviation and tourism industry due to the Covid-19 pandemic. However, we foresee that the doors of opportunities will slowly start to open up. We at SKS Airways has been working hard during this period to introduce a new commercial airline that focuses on unserved and underserved routes destinations.
“With the recent obtainment of ASL, we are now officially in business and looking forward to serve our customers while maintaining the highest hygiene and safety standards,” said Dato’ Rohman Ahmad, Director of SKS Airways.
SKS Airways will start accepting flight bookings soon and customers can explore further at www.sksairways.com.