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Subang, 8 January 2014: Effective 3 February 2014, Malaysia Airlines will be offering four times weekly service between Kuala Lumpur and Krabi, Thailand.
MH770 will depart Kuala Lumpur at 2.55pm and will arrive Krabi at 3.40pm. The return flight MH771 will depart Krabi at 5.20pm and will arrive Kuala Lumpur at 8.05pm.
The route will be operated by the B737-800 aircraft with scheduled flights on Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
According to Malaysia Airlines' Group Chief Executive Officer Ahmad Jauhari Yahya, "Malaysia Airlines is excited to expand its network by introducing Krabi as its latest destination. Krabi is a popular holiday spot and a favourite amongst Malaysians, therefore we are pleased to offer our guests the opportunity to visit Krabi via Malaysia Airlines.”
“This will also be a gateway for our guests to connect between Kuala Lumpur and Krabi with other destinations on Malaysia Airlines as well as oneworld routes,” he added.
Krabi, the gem of the Andaman Sea, is abundant with picturesque landscapes, stunning limestone cliffs, beautiful beaches, refreshing waterfalls, breathtaking inland and sea caves and riveting underwater. Krabi is home to several National Parks with over 130 surrounding islands such as Koh Phi Phi and Koh Lanta.
“This four times weekly flights from Kuala-Lumpur to Krabi is complimented by another 35 weekly flights to Bangkok and 21 weekly flights to Phuket, bringing it to a total of 60 weekly flights between Malaysia and Thailand. This is a very encouraging development for Malaysia Airlines especially with Visit Malaysia Year 2014”, added Ahmad Jauhari.
In conjunction with the new destination, Malaysia Airlines’ promotional fares to Krabi start from as low as RM866 all-inclusive return on Business Class and RM366 all-inclusive return on Economy Class.
Customers can book these fares from now till 30 January 2014 for travel effective 3 February to 30 June 2014.
This offer is available on Malaysia Airlines distribution channels mainly www.malaysiaairlines.com, 24 hours call-centre 1 300 88 3000, MHmobile, Malaysia Airlines ticket offices and appointed agents throughout Malaysia.