PUTRAJAYA, Jun 10 – Aerotrain services at KL International Airport (KLIA) were stopped for a two-hour track transit system drill on Thursday.The drill, which involved the withdrawal of the two aerotrains in use, was completed around noon. The airport operator, Malaysia Airport Holdings Bhd, made four postings on its facebook account within four hours as early as 8am to inform the public on the drill intended to test and ensure readiness in the event of a crisis.
Another posting informed the international flight bound passengers to proceed to the Busing Lounge via the escalator next to the aerotrain station. “Please do not hesitate to approach our information counter for assistance. We apologise for the inconvenience caused,” said Malaysia Airports.
The facebook postings included several photographs of signages showing the direction to the bus lounge and pictures of buses used to ferry passengers. At about 11.53am, Malaysia Airports in its latest posting informed that the drill was successfully completed and the aerotrain service was back to its normal schedule. It apologised for the inconvenience caused. — Bernama