Malacca Airport in Malaysia welcomed the inaugural Wings Air service from Medan Indonesia on 20 April. The Thai Lion Air subsidiary will offer daily flights on the 405-kilometre link. There is no direct competition on this route, which becomes the carrier’s second connection between Indonesia and Malaysia, joining Pontianak to Kuching.
- Wings Air began daily services between Medan (KNO) in Indonesia and Malacca (MKZ) in Malaysia on 20 April. It will deploy ATR 72-500s and -600s on the 405-kilometre sector and faces no direct competition. According to OAG data, the Thai Lion Air subsidiary is already scheduled to operate to 10 domestic destinations from Medan in S18, but Malacca currently represents the only international link. Schedules show that this new route will become Wings Air’s second link to Malaysia, after it introduced a connection from Pontianak to Kuching in January. See how Malacca Airport’s FTWA compares to others from around the world.