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Subang, 4 March 2014: Malaysia Airlines and Garuda Indonesia resumed codeshare cooperation between Kuala Lumpur and Jakarta beginning 3 March 2014. This would give the customers of both Malaysia Airlines and Garuda Indonesia a wider option of flights to choose from.
The establishment will see Garuda Indonesia services from Kuala Lumpur to Jakarta and vice versa carrying the Malaysia Airlines flight code. Malaysia Airlines currently flies 49 times weekly to and from Jakarta. With the establishment of this code share cooperation flights to and from Jakarta will amount to 63 times weekly.
To promote this code-share, Malaysia Airlines is now offering attractive all inclusive return fares to Jakarta starting from RM 504 for economy class travel and RM 1802 for Business class travel.
The code share between the two airlines were stopped previously due to some system related problems. Both airlines are glad to be resuming the code share and strongly believe that it will add value to their operations.
Below table summarizes the code share schedules:-
Malaysia Airlines’ Group Chief Executive Officer Ahmad Jauhari said, “Malaysia Airlines is very pleased to offer our customers more connectivity to Jakarta. This is our initiative towards enhancing air connectivity with key priority markets overseas for increased tourist arrivals into Malaysia. This works well in conjunction with the Visit Malaysia Year 2014”
The national carrier is also looking into expanding this code share agreement to other destinations in Indonesia such as Medan and Denpasar.
Customers can book their flights to Jakarta on Malaysia Airlines through all distribution channels mainly www.malaysiaairlines.com, Malaysia Airlines 24 hours toll free number 1-300-88-3000,Malaysia Airlines ticket offices and appointed agents throughout Malaysia.