Malaysia Airlines Offers Additional Capacity for Hari Raya Puasa & Merdeka
Subang, 07 August 2011 : Malaysia Airlines is offering an additional capacity of 7764 seats through 34 extra flights and 20 upgraded flights from 26 August to 4 September 2011 to cope with the increasing demand during the forthcoming Hari Raya Puasa and Merdeka holidays.
“We have increased capacity on a number of demand sectors to cater for travellers who wish to enjoy the festive season with their beloved ones or even go for a short holiday during this period,” said Malaysia Airlines Executive Vice President for Commercial Strategy, Dato’ Dr Amin Khan.
“Malaysia Airlines will continue to monitor the situation and add more capacity on sectors where there is further demand,” he added.
The 34 extra flights, using the 144-seater Boeing 737-400 aircraft are for:
|Sector||No. of Flights|
|Kuala Lumpur – Kota Kinabalu||4|
|Kota Kinabalu – Kuala Lumpur||4|
|Kuala Lumpur – Kuching||3|
|Kuching – Kuala Lumpur||3|
|Kuala Lumpur – Tawau||3|
|Tawau – Kuala Lumpur||3|
|Kuala Lumpur – Labuan||2|
|Labuan – Kuala Lumpur||2|
|Kuala Lumpur – Kota Bahru||5|
|Kota Bahru – Kuala Lumpur||5|
In addition, additional capacity is also offered through aircraft upgrading as follows:
|144-seater B737-400 to 294-seater Airbus A330|
No. of Flights
Kuala Lumpur – Kota Kinabalu
Kota Kinabalu-Kuala Lumpur
166-seater B737-800 to 294-seater Airbus A330
No of Flights
Kuala Lumpur – Jakarta
Customers can call Malaysia Airlines’ toll free number 1-300-88-3000 or log on to www.malaysiaairlines.com for bookings and best deals for travel on the above sectors.
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