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The Malaysia Airlines Travel Fair 2011 Is Back! Up To 50% Discounts For Business Class Seats

Subang, 20 February 2011 : The eighth edition of the much-awaited Malaysia Airlines Travel Fair (MATF’11) is back, offering an array of irresistible domestic, international airfares and MASholidays packages; giving travel enthusiasts more reason to travel.

Airfares offered are up to 85% discount to all destinations that Malaysia Airlines fly to and will be available to customers in Malaysia effective 21 till 28 February 2011. The travel period for these fares is from 21 March to 31 December 2011.

Malaysia Airlines’ Executive Vice President Sales & Marketing, Dato’ Bernard Francis said, "The MATF is Malaysia Airlines’ very own travel fair and it is usually held at the beginning of the year. It's this time when we delight our customers with our best all inclusive fares and holiday packages.

“For the first time, we are offering up to 50% discounts on Business Class seats for all of our destinations. So for a very attractive price, customers can enjoy our award-winning Business Class service which includes access to the Golden Lounge, 30kg baggage allowance and better overall inflight comfort,” he said.

For instance, those heading to Europe can now fly to Amsterdam, London, Paris, Frankfurt or Rome for only RM6169 one way, Los Angeles for RM8749 one-way while destinations down south are going from RM4179 one-way to Sydney and RM3109 one-way to Perth.

“We encourage those scouting for travel bargains to check out our MATF offers. With the extended travel period, customers can buy now and travel later. The best deals go very quickly, so don’t wait too long or the best fares will be gone,” said Francis.

On Economy class, customers can purchase all inclusive one-way airfares to European destination for just RM1499, RM1339 to Sydney and RM419 to Chennai.  Other destinations on offer are Melbourne, Dubai, Hong Kong, Guangzhou, Shanghai, Dhaka, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Jakarta, Bandung, Surabaya, Ho Chi Minh City, Phuket, Siem Reap, Phnom Penh, and many more.

Customers planning on flying domestic destinations can fly with only RM164 to Kuching one way and RM214 to Tawau one way.

MasterCard Worldwide returns as the official card of the Malaysia Airlines Travel Fair 2011 for the 7th consecutive year. MasterCard cardholders who charge their eligible cards on Malaysia Airlines’ ticket purchases will stand a chance to bring their partner to an exclusive ‘Priceless Moment’ event end of the year.

The deals on MATF can be booked through the national carrier’s website www.malaysiaairlines.com, its 24-hours call centre 1 300 88 3000, flymas.mobi on your mobile, ticketing offices and all participating travel agents in Malaysia.

Prices include airfare, airport tax, insurance and fuel surcharge only. One-way fare on return flight may vary. Other terms and conditions apply.

MASholidays, the travel and tour arm of Malaysia Airlines is offering packages to over 59 destinations on Malaysia Airlines' extensive network. MASholidays packages are inclusive of return airfare, airport transfers (selected destinations), accommodation and breakfast. With packages from as low as RM439 per person for 3days/2nights to Langkawi customers will be spoilt for choice. Other interesting packages are 3days/2nights Bangkok for RM680, Bali for RM865, Beijing for RM1730, Brisbane – Gold Coast for RM2966 and Cape Town for RM5700. MASholidays’ Lambaian Kaabah Umrah 11days/9nights package is also available at RM5300 per person (4 to a room).

MASholidays packages can be booked online at holiday.malaysiaairlines.com and at MAS ticketing offices at KL Sentral and Skypark, Subang.


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