ETW STAFF – Mumbai
Malaysia Airlines recently organised the South Asia and Middle East Awards Night in Langkawi, to recognise and appreciate the contribution of top producing agents from the South Asia and Middle East regions. A senior delegation of the airline headed by Ahmad Jauhari Yahya, group CEO and MD; Duncun Bureau, senior vice president –Sales & Distribution and Azahar Hamid (regional sales vice president – South Asia and Middle East) were at the event that was also attended by senior delegation from Langkawi Development Authority (LADA) and Tourism Malaysia.
The event saw participation of top producing agents from India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Maldives and Saudi Arabia.
Ahmad Jauhari Yahya thanked the entire travel trade fraternity present at the event,for their efforts in promoting Malaysia Airlines and Malaysia. He also mentioned, “We extend our appreciation and gratitude to all of you as top performers who have successfully positioned Malaysia Airlines among the most preferred airlines in the South Asia region. Through your support, our South Asia and Middle East markets saw approximately 22 per cent growth in revenue in 2011 and to-date in 2012 a 10 per cent growth despite currency appreciation in the regions.”