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Malaysia Airlines Mounts Extra Flights for Hari Raya

Subang, 16 July 2012 : Malaysia Airlines has mounted 55 extra and 9 upgraded flights between Kuala Lumpur and Medan, Indonesia as well as selected cities within Malaysia to meet the increasing air travel demand during the forthcoming Hari Raya Aidilfitri.

These flights, offering an additional total capacity of 10824 seats, will be operated from 16th to 28th August 2012 and are available for booking and payment now through all its distribution channels.

Among the key Malaysian cities to enjoy the extra flights will be Kota Kinabalu (8 flights/1666 seats) and Kota Bharu (5 flights/736 seats). A further additional capacity of 402 seats is available through the upgrade of existing 3 flights between Kuala Lumpur and Kota Kinabalu. In the case of Kuching, six flights will be upgraded to provide an additional 771 seats.

The Kuala Lumpur-Medan services have been increased to 15 times to accommodate the increasing demand from those who have planned to return home to be with their families during the Aidilfitri holiday period.

The full details of the additional flights are as follows:-

Route

Extra Flights

Upgraded Flights

Domestic  

Kuala Lumpur – Kota Kinabalu vv

8x3

Kuala Lumpur – Kuching vv

1x6

Kuala Lumpur – Tawau vv

5x-
Kuala Lumpur – Labuan vv

5x

-

Kuala Lumpur – Sibu vv

3x-
Kuala Lumpur – Miri vv3x-

Kuala Lumpur – Bintulu vv

3x-

Kuala Lumpur – Kota Bahru vv

5x-

Kuala Lumpur – Kuala Terengganu vv

3x-

Kuala Lumpur – Alor Setar vv

4x-
International  

Kuala Lumpur – Medan vv

15x-
Total55x9

*Note:  vv denotes vice-versa


Malaysia Airlines will continue to monitor the booking trend during this festive season and will further increase capacity if there is additional demand.

Customers are encouraged to purchase their tickets early to avoid disappointment.  Tickets are available through Malaysia Airlines’ website www.malaysiaairlines.com, MHmobile, flymas.mobi, nationwide ticket offices, 24-hour toll-free Call Centre at 1300 88 3000 and all appointed travel agents.

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For media enquiries, please contact:

Ismadi Yusuff
Email : ismady@malaysiaairlines.com
Phone : (03) 7840 3884
Mobile : (017) 307 4466