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MASholidays Welcomes Chelsea Fans from Myanmar

KLIA, 19 July 2011 : MASholidays, the travel arm of Malaysia Airlines, designed special packages for fans in the ASEAN region to witness their favourite EPL football teams in action in Malaysia.  These football packages were customised by MASholidays to cater to the soccer fans’ varied needs like travel timings, meal offerings and accommodation.

The first of the fans group arrived today in KLIA from Myanmar. The group of 15 football enthusiasts, mainly Chelsea fans, were welcomed by MASholidays personnel at the arrival hall.  Another group of 32 passengers is expected to arrive tomorrow.

Malaysia Airlines, Executive Vice President, Commercial Strategy, Dato Dr.Amin Khan said, “MASholidays is promoting these specially designed packages to increase inbound arrivals that provide the multiplier effect to the country’s tourism initiatives. Malaysia Airlines is also very supportive of the local and international sports initiatives in the country as evidenced by its role as the preferred air charter provider for two English Football clubs, namely Arsenal and Chelsea during their 2011 Asia tour. ” he added.

Malaysia Airlines is proud to be associated with this golden opportunity for the football fans who will get to see the EPL team in action when Chelsea takes on the Harimau Malaya this Thursday, 21 July at Stadium Bukit Jalil at 8.45pm.

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