Malaysia Airlines Supports Humanitarian Mission in Tawau led by Ebit Lew
KLIA, 28 January 2021: Malaysia Airlines is pleased to do its part in supporting entrepreneur and philanthropist, Ebit Lew in bringing humanitarian aid to the less fortunate today. The airline flew the group of 18 volunteers from Pertubuhan Kasih Umat Malaysia, a non-profit organization under Ebit Lew's patronage, via two flights to Tawau, Sabah. The group will be distributing electronic tablets, wheelchairs, medical equipment and food items to families and frontline members in rural areas.
Group Chief Executive Officer of Malaysia Airlines, Captain Izham Ismail and Group Chief Operating Officer, Ahmad Luqman Mohd Azmi, sent-off the entourage travelling on Malaysia Airlines’ flight MH2660 at Kuala Lumpur International Airport this morning.
Moved by the unwavering dedication and numerous charitable deeds carried out by Ebit Liew and his volunteers, Captain Izham said, "The challenges faced by the community due to the prolonged pandemic have never been more serious and as national carrier of the country, we are always ready to play our part in transporting aid in support of various humanitarian missions. Since the Movement Control Order started in March last year, Malaysia Airlines and our sister companies MASkargo, MASwings and Firefly have also mounted numerous rescue, repatriation and special cargo flights for countries and organisations in need as well as to ensure global supply chains are maintained. Today, we are delighted to extend our warm Malaysian Hospitality to the group especially in making sure the entire coordination and journey are seamless and most importantly, safe. We are truly honoured that they chose to travel with Malaysia Airlines, and our hearts go out to them for carrying the act of kindness to ease the burden of the needy especially during this difficult time.
We are humbled by the continuous support given to Malaysia Airlines, especially during this most challenging time, which demonstrates the passenger's confidence in our services and our promise of the best of Malaysian Hospitality throughout their journey.”