BMW i7s Deployed By MAS As Private Terminal Transfer Limos

This BMW-based private terminal transfer service for KLIA is available for Enrich Platinum, Business Suite and Business Class MAS passengers. 

There might soon be more reasons to pay a bit more for an upgrade that Malaysian Airlines (MAS) flight ticket soon, as the local flag carrier has recently announced that it will be rolling out an exclusive private terminal transfer service using BMW i7s to ferry its more atas passengers between the Main Terminal Building and the Satellite Building of KLIA Terminal 1. 

Following in the footsteps of other flag carriers that offer a similar service at their home bases, Enrich Platinum, Business Suite, and Business Class passengers flying with Malaysia Airlines will soon be able to ride in the aforementioned all-electric limousine in place of the current rail-replacement bus to reach their international flights beginning from February 1st 2024. This service is has been stated to run 24/7, and is made available through the collaborative effort between MAS and BMW Group Malaysia through their dealer partner, Ingress Auto Sdn. Bhd,

During this initial phase, a fleet of BMW i7s will be deployed to serve departing eligible passengers with the pick-up point located at Gate G1 of the Main Terminal Building. The airline will also be deploying additional units to serve arriving passengers in the near future, following the completion of its new dedicated arrival lounge at the airport’s Satellite Building.

To further heighten the premium experience too, Malaysian Airlines has assured that this private terminal transfer service will be capable of living up to the private in its name. Such is as this exclusive service will eliminate any concerns about sharing rides with other atas passengers by allocating dedicated transportation for solo travellers, couples, and families up to four passengers per car; ensuring a comfortable and individualised experience as part of the end-to-end customer service. 

Ahmad Luqman Mohd Azmi, Chief Executive Officer of Airlines from Malaysia Aviation Group (MAG), said “With this exclusive service, we aim to enhance the travel experience for our top-tier customers, ensuring that they can enjoy premium comfort as part of their end-to-end journey with us.”

As the only carrier offering this temporary personalised service to our passengers in light of the aerotrain’s temporary suspension at KLIA Terminal 1, it underscores our dedication to elevating our standards of service to ensure a premium travel experience, while also reinforcing our commitment to embedding sustainable practices with the selection of the all-electric BMW i7. We look forward to extending this service to our arriving passengers as part of our continuous efforts to ensure a fuss-free and enjoyable experience driven by our inimitable Malaysian Hospitality,” he added. 

Rabian Ab Rahman, Managing Director of Ingress Auto Sdn Bhd, meanwhile said, “We are thrilled to partner with Malaysia Airlines in providing a luxurious and electrifying travel experience for their premium passengers. The BMW i7, with its fully electric capabilities, represents the epitome of innovation and sustainability in the automotive industry, aligning seamlessly with our commitment to delivering the highest standards of premium automotive excellence in Malaysia. We look forward to contributing to the elevated standards of service offered by Malaysia Airlines.”

Sashi Ambihaipahan, Head of Corporate Communications and Sustainability for BMW Group Malaysia expressed, “It is heartening to see this shared commitment to luxury and responsible innovation with Malaysia Airlines come to life with the introduction of this exclusive private terminal transfer service. As the leading provider of premium electric vehicles in the country, this collaboration perfectly complements our dedication to creating more awareness on electric vehicles as well as the need for responsible mobility, offering lower CO2 emissions to support various industries in the country including the aviation industry.”

Joshua Chin

Automotive journalist. Professional work on and Personal writing found at Instagram: @driveeveryday

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