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3 days left for Malaysia Airlines’ A380 ‘The Big Flight’ competition

Subang, 20 April 2012 – Netizens have just three more days to take part in Malaysia Airlines ‘The Big Flight’ competition to win a seat for themselves and 3 others on the national carrier’s new A380 aircraft! To enter, submit a short video through YouTube on why you are so unique that you really deserve to be amongst the first to fly Malaysia Airlines’ newest big bird.

Response to the online competition which began on 22 March 2012 has been very encouraging as seen in the over 2 million hits to its YouTube site. Some 250 videos have been uploaded, and Malaysia Airlines is pushing for even more submission over the next three days before the competition ends on Sunday 22 April.

Just 20 videos will be short-listed based on creativity, originality and overall impression. The short-listed videos will then be featured on YouTube for voting by the public. The 8 most popular videos will be chosen as winners of the coveted seats on the new A380. And only because it is the A380, these eight lucky winners will get to bring along three friends each for this exclusive experience in the air, in keeping with the play on numbers!

Details of the competition and how to go about submitting your masterpiece short video are available at

Netizens participating in ‘The Big Flight’ competition must be residents of Malaysia, aged 18 years and above, and have a valid passport.

Malaysia Airlines is all geared up for the arrival of the A380 which will begin service on 1 July 2012, first on the Kuala Lumpur – London sector. The Malaysia Airlines A380’s exterior will showcase a new blue livery that retains the national airline’s rich ‘wau’ heritage. The aircraft will have 494 seats in a three-class configuration comprising 8 First Class, 66 Business Class seats and 420 Economy Class seats.


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