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Malaysia Airlines Mounts Additional 14 Extra/Upgraded Flights For The Dragon Year Holiday Season

Subang, 12 January 2012 – Malaysia Airlines ( is ready to mount an additional 14 extra and upgraded flights to various Malaysia domestic destinations in conjunction with the forthcoming Chinese New Year holidays. Seats on these additional flights will be up for sale from 20 January 2012 – 28 January 2012.  

This is over and above the 32 extra flights from 17 January 2012 to 1 February 2012 announced last week.

The full-service premium carrier saw the need to boost its offering due to the increasing demand from the market for the holiday season.

An additional of 12 extra flights to be operated using the 144-seater Boeing 737-400 aircraft covers the following routes:

RouteNo of Flights
Kuala Lumpur – Kuching2

Kuching – Kuala Lumpur


Kuala Lumpur – Tawau


Tawau – Kuala Lumpur


Kuala Lumpur – Langkawi


Langkawi – Kuala Lumpur


There are also 2 upgraded flights which will be upgraded from using the 144-seater Boeing 737-400 aircraft to the 294-seater Airbus A330 aircraft. This will provide an extra of 150-seats on each flight. Below is the table for the upgraded flights:-

RouteNo of Flights

Kuala Lumpur – Kuching


Kuching – Kuala Lumpur


Fares for the above routes are also highly competitive. Customers can fly economy class from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi, Kuching and Tawau at one-way fares starting from RM199, RM379, and RM149 respectively*.

They will also get a taste of true Malaysian Hospitality and full service benefits like free baggage allowance of 20kgs and 30kgs per person for economy and business class travel respectively.

As done previously, Malaysia Airlines will continue to monitor the situation and add more capacity on sectors where there is further demand.

Customers can call Malaysia Airlines’ toll free number 1-300-88-3000 or log on for bookings and best deals for travel on the above sectors. Customers can also book via MH Buddy on

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