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:-
Kuala Lumpur – Kota Kinabalu vv
Kuala Lumpur – Kuching vv
Kuala Lumpur – Tawau vv
|Kuala Lumpur – Labuan vv|
Kuala Lumpur – Sibu vv
|Kuala Lumpur – Miri vv||3x||-|
Kuala Lumpur – Bintulu vv
Kuala Lumpur – Kota Bahru vv
Kuala Lumpur – Kuala Terengganu vv
Kuala Lumpur – Alor Setar vv
Kuala Lumpur – Medan vv
*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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