KLAS entered into a Consultancy Agreement with Munich Airport Agiplan Consultancy Services (MAACS), for the PDI and O&M consultancy for the cargo complex, ground handling and aircraft maintenance facility at KL International Airport. The partnership undoubtedly enhanced the quality of services provided by KLAS to its Customers.
The first CEO of the organization, she was given the task of setting-up the operations and ensuring a smooth take-off of the company.
KL Airport Services Sdn Bhd (KLAS) incorporated to serve as an alternative ground handling service provider to support the industry’s growing needs. A joint-venture of HICOM Holdings Berhad and MOFAZ Aerospace Holding Sdn Bhd. KLAS is licensed to provide ground handling services at all Malaysian airports serving domestic, regional and international airlines.
The journey of a thousand miles had just begun when KLAS welcomed Air Asia as its first passenger airline customer. At 6.40am the aircraft, a B737-300 landed at Subang Airport marking a historic milestone in the KLAS diary.
The official log of KLAS was launched. The logo was designed by a reputable corporate communications consultant, depicted an aircraft in a slanting position which symbolizes KLAS as an organization taking flight and will continue to move forward supported by its four pillars of strength (its four service operations)
The landing of Federal Express inaugural flight at Subang Airport marked a new frontier at KLAS as it received its first cargo airline Customer. Being entrusted to handle one of the biggest cargo operators in the world (till to this date) underline the ability and readiness of KLAS to be a major player in the aviation business.
Emirates Airlines took the honour of being the first KLAS customer to land at KL International Airport on its opening day. The flight from Dubai landed at 4.20 pm received by KLAS key personnel. Combining technological advancement with well-trained expertise, KLAS has managed to secure more business from several major airlines to be added into its growing list.
Lloyds Register Quality Assurance Ltd of Australia conferred the Ground Handling and Cargo Handling operations with the ISO 9002 quality certification in a ceremony. The awards was conferred to KLAS in recognition of its service standards and its continuous effort to meet its Customers’ needs and requirements.
KLAS has expanded its path and been awardsed of ISO 9002 for another division, In-flight Catering. The KLAS In-Flight Catering Division continuously provides superb services and high quality of products.
KLAS has converted the certification from ISO 9002 to ISO 9001.The conversion process covers Ground Handling, Cargo and In-Flight Catering. Our desires to exceed customer standard requirement is one of the objective for the conversion process.
KLAS took an important role to be the host partners for The World Route Development Forum 2008 in Kuala Lumpur. Besides that, we commenced operation in Kota Kinabalu with an inaugural customer, Cebu Pacific Airways as well as its operation in Kuching with an inaugural customer, Tiger Airways. This year end with the achievement of the awards of "The Best Turn Around Company" awardsed by DRB-Hicom.
KLAS achieved the awards of "Best Performing Station in Cebu Pacific Network for On Time, Departure in the 30 Minutes Category" twice for BKI Station awardsed by Cebu Pacific Airways and achieved the awards of "Best Performing Station in Cebu Pacific Network for On Time Departure in the 30 Minutes Category" for KUL Station awardsed by Cebu Pacific Airways.
KLAS commenced its operation in Pulau Langkawi with an inaugural customer, Tiger Airways.
Integrated Logistics Services department is formed on July 2011 to provide a variety of end-to-end logistics-related service activities through air, ocean, road and rail transportation, warehousing and other value-added services that make up a total logistics services package. Firms that provide such services must have an intuitive understanding of not only their customers' operations, but also their culture and their business objectives.
Official acquisition of Konsortium Logistic Berhad (KLB) on 16th Dec 2013.
KLAS obtained Certification of Occupational Safety Health and Safety 18001 and Certification of ISO 22000 for Food Safety.
On February 2015, Klas Acquired airfreight operator Gading Sari Aviation Services Sdn Bhd (GSAS) for MYR72 million in a bid to strengthen its service offerings as a new distribution channel. GSAS has since been renamed as DRB-Hicom Asia cargo Express (DHACE). DHACE provides air freight services to Pos Malaysia for its Pos Laju services between Peninsular and East Malaysia cities of Kuching, Miri and Kota Kinabalu.
KLB launched its first vessel specialising in vehicles transportation at NCB's flagship terminal, Northport which. The roll on/roll off vehicle carrier vessel, MV Zara Sofea, has a capacity of 2500 vehicle per shipment to Sabah and Sarawak which operates 2 to 3 shipments per months and plans to sail 28 times a year.
Acquisition of KL Airport Services Sdn Bhd (KLAS Group) by Pos Malaysia, KLAS is now known as Pos Aviation Sdn Bhd, Konsortium Logistik Berhad as Pos Logistics Sdn Bhd and DRB-Hicom Asia Cargo Express as Pos Asia Cargo Express.