Firefly, the “community airline”, is based at
It was 6.30am. Most of the shops were still closed. Starbucks was the only food outlet opened then. But what the heck, budget airlines and Starbucks don’t click!
Given that Subang was the main airport for KL before the new one at Sepang opened, I was pretty disappointed by it. Since passengers were not allowed to bring water on board, I searched for ‘water cooler machines’, but couldn’t locate one.
Here you go, Firefly’s ATR 72-500 propeller-driven aircraft…
Inside the cabin… There were 4 seats per row. The lady at the bottom right corner only put on mask when she arrived at
Firefly suffered from the same delay problem as AirAsia, the other Malaysia-based budget airline. My flight was scheduled to take off at 7.50am, but boarding did not start until 7.45am. Fortunately, the boarding process was completed in just 10 minutes, and by 8 o’clock, the plane started to taxi.
The stewardess demonstrating the use of life jacket…
Firefly even served light refreshment free of charge!
Finally, at about 9.15am, we touched down at
Coming up soon: Firefly vs. AirAsia. Stay tuned.