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Malaysia Airlines to Operate 5 Daily Flights on Kuala Lumpur - Bangkok Route

Subang, 25 September 2012 : Malaysia Airlines, celebrating its 40th anniversary flight operations between Kuala Lumpur and the Thai capital of Bangkok, commences its 5th daily service on this route effective 28 October 2012.

In addition to the existing 4 daily services, the new daily flight MH796 will depart Kuala Lumpur at 9.55pm to arrive Bangkok at 11.00pm while the return flight from the Thai capital departs daily at 6.20am to arrive Kuala Lumpur at 9.30am. This flight will be operated using a 160-seater B737-800 aircraft comprising 16 in Business Class and 144 in Economy Class seats.

The detailed schedule of Malaysia Airlines’ flight services on this route is as follows:

  • MH796, effective 28 Oct 12.
  • MH797, effective 28 Oct 12.

Together with the existing 4x daily flights and the new daily flight from 29 October 2012, Malaysia Airlines will offer a total weekly capacity of 5568 seats in each direction, a 25% increase from the current capacity of 4448 seats.

In addition, Malaysia Airlines will continue with its twice daily B737-800 services between Phuket and Kuala Lumpur and also its code share operations with Bangkok Air for Bangkok-Koh Samui (31 times weekly flights), Bangkok-Phuket (14 times weekly flights), Bangkok-Chiang Mai (14 times weekly flights), Koh Samui-Phuket (14 times weekly flights) and Koh Samui-Kuala Lumpur (daily flight).

Customers planning their travel on the above services can book and pay through all distribution channels mainly, Malaysia Airlines 24 hours toll free number 1 300 88 3000, Malaysia Airlines ticket offices and appointed agents throughout Malaysia.

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