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Malaysia Airlines Offers Additional Capacity For Chinese New Year

Subang, 6 January 2012 - Malaysia Airlines ( is operating a total of 32 extra flights from 17 January 2012 to 1 February 2012 to cater for the additional demand from customers during the forthcoming Chinese New Year holidays.

The extra flights details:

30 flights, using the 144-seater Boeing 737-400 aircraft for:

RouteNo of Flights
Kuala Lumpur – Sibu & return14
Kuala Lumpur – Kota Kinabalu & return7
Kota Kinabalu – Taipei & return6
Kota Kinabalu – Hong Kong & return3

2 flights, using the 294-seater Airbus A330 aircraft for:

RouteNo of Flights
Kuala Lumpur - Kunming2

The national carrier has mounted these flights for the year of the dragon to enable Malaysians to return home or take the opportunity to go on a short holiday during the festive season.

Malaysia Airlines will continue to monitor the situation and add more capacity on sectors where there is further demand.

Customers can call Malaysia Airlines' toll free number 1-300-88-3000 or log on for bookings and best deals for travel on the above sectors. Customers can also book via MH Buddy on

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