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Old Jun 18th, 2013, 06:58 PM
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Firefly airlines - reliable and safe?

Hi,

We are thinking of doing a short trip to Cameron Highlands from Singapore. The fastest way to get there seems to be taking the Firefly flight to Ipoh and driving to the hotel.

However, I hear Firefly is prone to cancellations at short notice. Also not sure about their safety standards. I am also not too comfortable in small planes.

Should we just fly to KL and drive from there. That seems like a lot of time doing travel rather than time spent at the destination.

Please advise!
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Old Jun 19th, 2013, 08:04 AM
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Firefly is owned by Malaysian Air, which is an excellent airline. Thus, I would expect training and maintenance to be fine. They do fly tiny planes, so if you are really uncomfortable in small planes, that may make the decision for you.
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Old Jun 20th, 2013, 01:10 AM
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I've used them on three occasions, totally reliable but no frills. They don't muck around.
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Old Jun 20th, 2013, 09:39 AM
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I've flown with Firefly a couple of times without any problems. Where did you hear that Firefly is prone to cancellations at short notice?
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Old Jun 20th, 2013, 09:41 AM
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Their planes are not that small:
http://www.molon.de/galleries/Malays...img.php?pic=19
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I have used them, they were excellent.
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I have flown them from Langkawi to Penang. Very impressed. Will be flying with them again this August. I am sure you will be happy. Cheers.
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Old Jul 2nd, 2013, 04:45 AM
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Hi. Thanks very much for your inputs. I took your advise and flew with them last weekend. It worked out fine. I was happy with the service. Glad I chose to fly direct to Ipoh rather than travel via KL.
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