|Quoting SQuared (Thread starter):|
MH will continue to fly to key cities, such as PEN, LGK, BKI, & KCH, leaving the rest to AK.
It's not that simple. Nothing has been confirmed yet, so we'll have to wait and see. I'm surprised if MH
fully hand over their flights to TGG (Kuala Terengganu) and even KUA (Kuantan) to some extent because these holiday destinations receive considerable feed from MH
's international network (especially from SIN
When we talk about routes within Peninsular (West) Malaysia, and those linking the Peninsular with Sabah & Sarawak, then they are mostly (sort of) money-making routes (with the exception of KUL
Routes that "they have to" as you put it would be those serving the interiors of Sabah & Sarawak, whereby MAS is now operating on its fleet of Twin Otters. These routes would be most likely be handed over to another company to operate (perhaps under the state governments) - MAS never made money on these sectors and they are highly subsidised by the govt.
[Edited 2005-06-29 03:58:32]