SEPANG, Malaysia The fibre optic cable that was damaged near RedQ, AirAsia Headquarters here today did not cause any disruption to the communication systems at KL International Airport (KLIA) main terminal and klia2, said Malaysia Airport Holdings Berhad (MAHB).
However, the airport operator said the damage had caused interruptions to the communications system at RedQ.
MAHB in a statement said approximately at noon today, one of its appointed contractors who was doing rectification works to piped water supply near RedQ had accidentally caused damage to the fibre optic cable.
We regret this unfortunate incident, but we are working closely with the contractor to ensure that rectification work is completed as soon as possbile. Work had started at 4.30 pm today and is expected to be completed by 7 pm. We will provide further updates on the progress, it said.
Meanwhile, MAHB said it was working closely with AirAsia flight operations to ensure that there were no flight delays due to the incident.
AirAsia flight operations at klia2 had confirmed that there have been no flight delays due to the incident so far, it said.
We will also be launching an investigation as to how the damage could have happened as the contractor had been provided with both the Single Line and Cable Routing Diagrams as guidance before work had commenced, it said.
Source: NAM News Network