Fireflyz: Why They Are the Best Malaysian Budget Airline

Fireflyz or Firefly Airlines is a community airline headquartered in Subang Skypark Terminal. Founded in the year 2007, the airline is a subsidiary of our national flagship carrier, the prestigious Malaysia Airlines. Unlike its full-service parent company, Firefly’s focus is on servicing the Malaysian domestic routes, as well as selected popular regional destinations. Firefly operates out of two main hubs, one is in Subang and the other one is in Penang. With many low-cost airlines like AirAsia and Malindo operating within the Malaysian market, the business competition is intense. How did Firefly Airline stand the test of time and proof that it is the best budget airline in Malaysia? Let’s find out.

Fireflyz has the best domestic route coverage in Malaysia

Fireflyz offers the best domestic flight coverage in Malaysia that is unrivaled by any of its competitors. One can catch a flight to Subang, Johor Bahru, Penang, Langkawi, Kuantan, Alor Setar, Ipoh, Kota Bharu and more. Besides superior domestic flights, the airline also offers daily flights to Singapore, Phuket and Banda Aceh at attractive prices. Looking for an excuse to go on your next Cuti-Cuti Malaysia? Go holiday with Fireflyz!

Fireflyz Hub is close to the city of Kuala Lumpur

Fireflyz hub in Subang is close to Kuala Lumpur

The average time it takes from KLCC to the Subang Skypark Terminal is 30 minutes by car. If you want to go from KLCC to KLIA2 to catch an AirAsia or Malindo flight, that will take a minimum of 1 hours. Fly with Firefly Airline and save on your commute time. Subang Skypark Komuter station is a proposed commuter train station connecting the city airport to Kuala Lumpur and Klang Valley for the convenience of travelers.

Fireflyz gives out free checked-baggage allowance

Many low-cost airlines practices “bait-and-switch”, where they lure you in with a very low ticket price. Later, they will impose crazy surcharges for any add-ons. When you fly with Fireflyz, what you see is what you get on the ticket prices. More than that, every passenger receives 20 kg of complimentary checked-baggage allowance. So now you can travel with all your favorite personal belongings without having to worry about any hidden surcharges.

Fireflyz gives you a fast and seamless boarding experience

If you travel with Firefly Malaysia, you just need to check in 30 minutes before for domestic flights, and 45 minutes before for international flights. After you check in, there’s no long walk to the departure gate because it’s only 5 minutes away. If you arrive last minute at the KLIA2, be prepared to sprint to the departure gate because it’s going to set you back a minimum of 15 to 20 minutes due to the airport design and the massive crowd.

Fireflyz serves complimentary in-flight refreshments

Enjoy free refreshments and attentive service by the friendly cabin crew, while onboard a Firefly aircraft. If your flight is more than 80 minutes, additional snacks are available for purchase. Compared to other low-cost carriers, the seats in Firefly are also more spacious and comfortable.

Fireflyz is undoubtedly a brand that Malaysians can be proud of. Overall, Fireflyz airline provides great value for your ringgit when you fly domestic or even to popular overseas destinations, and that makes them the best budget airline in Malaysia.