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Malaysia Airlines Promotions Receives Encouraging Response - Bookings and Payments Open Till 5 November 2012

Subang, 28 October 2012 : Malaysia Airlines’ great deals promotions under the banner of “40 Years of Amazing Journeys Together", that commenced on 22 October 2012, is receiving very encouraging response from the traveling public with the Peninsular Malaysia- East Malaysia routes the most sought after for domestic travel and routes from Malaysia to four Orient routes jointly taking top spot for international travel.

Around 72% of the domestic travel bookings snapped up by customers were for travel between Kuala Lumpur and the East Malaysian cities of Kota Kinabalu, Kuching, Miri, Sandakan, Tawau, Bintulu and Sibu while around 27% of international tickets purchased were for return travel to Beijing and Shanghai (starting at RM1279 for economy class) as well as Hong Kong and Taipei at starting fares of RM879 and RM1159 respectively. Bangkok, with a starting return economy fare of RM519, is the favorite ASEAN destination that goes five times daily effective today.

London and Paris remain the most preferred European destinations with return all-inclusive economy class fares starting from RM3409 and RM 2889, while Perth, Melbourne and Auckland were among the top 10 international Malaysia Airlines’ destinations at for this promotional offer.

Malaysia Airlines’ Regional Senior Vice President for Malaysia/ASEAN, Encik Muzammil Mohamad said, “Although we commenced our promotions from 22 October, we have also been offering these attractions from 26 October 2012 at the MITM Travel Fair in the Kuala Lumpur Mid Valley Megal Mall through participating travel agents. Whilst the Travel Fair ends today, customers who were not able to visit the Fair for our best deals can still plan and book their travel arrangements till 5 November 2012. We will continue offering these attractive deals through all other sales channels for the benefit of our customers who prefer their travels with Malaysia Airlines.”

“For those who wish to enjoy New Zealand at its best and also plan to visit the actual locations where the forthcoming movie The Hobbit was filmed, we have an attractive all inclusive return fare to Auckland starting from RM3209 and even all inclusive holiday packages by MASholidays. We will also be introducing double daily A380 operations on our Kuala Lumpur-London route from 24 November 2012 and our promotional fare to this UK destination should not be missed by those who wish to try our latest flagship product and experience our premium services. The world-class meals, beverages, in-flight entertainment and other facilities will surely be a traveler’s delight”, added Muzammil.

Malaysia Airlines economy class airfares for this promotion are discounted up to 20% and 35% off current market fares for Malaysian domestic travel and international travel respectively. Likewise business class fares, discounted up to 40% for domestic travel and 45% for international travel from existing offers. These fares are valid for travel with immediate effect till 30 June 2013.

These offers are available to customers at all distribution channels mainly www.malaysiaairlines.com, Malaysia Airlines 24 hours toll free number 1 300 88 3000, MH Buddy in Malaysia Airlines Facebook, MHmobile, Malaysia Airlines ticket offices and appointed agents throughout Malaysia. MASholidays packages can also be booked online at holiday.malaysiaairlines.com and at Malaysia Airlines ticketing offices at KL Sentral, Kuala Lumpur and Skypark, Subang.


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