July 3, 2017

Balik Kampung from JB to Kuala Terengganu Made Easy

Ninth time Skytrax World Airline Awards for world’s best low-cost airline winner, AirAsia, newly commenced their maiden direct flight from Johor Bahru to Kuala Terengganu (AK 6162 and AK 6163) with three times weekly route. The auspicious event marks Johor Bahru’s ninth domestic route and Kuala Terengganu’s second domestic flight after Kuala Lumpur while the inaugural flight saw over 85% occupancy as most passengers were making their ‘balik kampung’ journey.

Johor’s Population Growth to Boost Home Demand

“Johor’s housing needs could still outstrip supply over time, given recent forecasts for the Malaysian state’s population growth”, said Su Baiyuan, Executive Director of Country Garden Holdings Company, responsible for overseas operations, to Oxford Business Group (OBG). An oversupply of residential units has slightly driven down property prices in Johor recently and prompted the government to put a freeze on new applications for high-rise developments. Su told the global research