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Malaysia Airlines flies the Airbus A380 to Hong Kong on 1 May

Low-fares for Economy Class travel to Hong Kong on the A380

Subang, 19 April 2013: Malaysia Airlines will commence daily Airbus A380 service on the Kuala Lumpur - Hong Kong route effective 1 May 2013. The 494-seater super jumbo will be replacing one of the current A333 double daily services on this route. Flight MH72 from Kuala Lumpur will now depart at 9.15am and arrive Hong Kong at 1.05pm, while MH73 from Hong Kong leaves at 2.45pm and arrives in Kuala Lumpur at 6.25pm.

Hong Kong will be the national carrier's third A380 destination after London and Paris. In conjunction with the introductory, the preferred premium airline will be offering attractive Economy Class fares from Kuala Lumpur to Hong Kong on the A380 from now until 20 May 2013, for travels from 1 May until 30 November 2013.

With super deals from only RM380 one-way and RM760 return all-inclusive, customers can now experience refined travel on Malaysia Airlines' A380 Economy Class which comprises a total of 420 seats. 350 seats are located on the main deck and 70 on the upper deck. The forward recline seats come equipped with individual PED power supply, USB port and 10.6 inches in-flight entertainment touch screen.

With the A380 replacing the B737-800, Malaysia Airlines is also introducing First Class travel on this route. The super jumbo has eight First Class seats on the main deck, which converts into a full flat bed of 87 inches in length and a width of 40 inches, making it the widest seats amongst other airlines. Each seat boasts an individual 23-inch in-flight entertainment screen with personal closet and stowage for coat, luggage, laptop and personal belongings.

The airlines’ A380 also has 66 Business Class seats on the upper deck and each comes with individual 17 inches in-flight entertainment screen, the largest amongst Malaysia Airlines’ Business Class. Personal items stowage is available on each seat along with 115VAC PED power supply and USB port.

Meanwhile, MASholidays, the travel arm of Malaysia Airlines is offering family-fun vacation packages for 4D/3N Hong Kong Free & Easy with City Tour from RM1416, 4D/3N   Hong Kong Disneyland Tour with City Tour from RM1800 and 4D/3N Hong Kong Ocean Park Tour with City Tour from RM1776. These packages include all-inclusive return Economy Class air ticket, hotel accommodation at selected three to four star hotels on twin-sharing basis, tours and transfer (where applicable and as specified in the itinerary) and entry passes to Hong Kong Disneyland or Ocean Park.

Explore Hong Kong as MASholidays’ guided city tour covers sight-seeing and shopping areas such as Repulse Bay, Aberdeen Fishing Village, Bauhinia Square, the Jewellery factory, Chinese herbs shop, complete with a Group Photo memorabilia.

Customers are encouraged to purchase these packages from today until 20 May 2013 as purchases for two adults on share twin will receive free ground tour for one child.

Book your travels on Malaysia Airlines through all distribution channels mainly www.malaysiaairlines.com, Malaysia Airlines 24 hours toll free number 1-300-88-3000, Malaysia Airlines ticket offices and appointed agents throughout Malaysia. For more information and booking on MASholidays package, customers are advised to log on to http://holiday.malaysiaairlines.com or call 03-7863 4000.