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Promotions for domestic and international travel available till 31 March 2013
Subang, 24 March 2013: Malaysia Airlines is pleased to announce that its promotional deals for domestic and international travel that were on offer from 11 March 2013 and coincided with the recent MATTA Fair from 15-17 March 2013, are still available till 31 March 2013.
“Compared to the previous MATTA Fair, our take-up rate for this year has been very encouraging,” said Muzammil Muhammad, Malaysia Airlines Regional Senior Vice President Malaysia and ASEAN region.
“The response exceeded our expectations and we are also delighted that our customers have taken the opportunity to purchase the oneworld special fares. These offers are still available till 31 March 2013 and we encourage consumers to take time during the forthcoming school holidays to plan with their children for their next vacations till 30 November 2013 using our irresistible offers,” he added.
The offers that received overwhelming response and peaked up during the MATTA Fair last week, are still in much sought after by consumers who value the benefit of extra checked baggage allowance and fares that are lower than the earlier Malaysia Airlines promotions.
On the domestic front, consumers continue to snap up offers in great numbers for travel from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu, Tawau and Sandakan, totaling to almost 36% of those who have purchased the national carrier’s special fares during the promotions.
It also reflects the consumers’ confidence in the government’s on-going ‘Operations Daulat’ to restore normalcy in the east Sabah region around Lahad Datu.
The all-in economy class fares for these routes as well as for the routes between Kuala Lumpur and other East Malaysian destinations of Kuching, Miri, Sibu, Labuan and Bintulu are on offer at RM150 one way and RM300 for return. Similar fares are also available for travel from East Malaysia to Kuala Lumpur.
On the Malaysia Airlines international network, the A380 routes are popular among travellers with London continuing to be the most sought-after long haul destination by more than 9 % of the purchasers while regionally Hong Kong is the favoured destination of more than 13% of the customers. Paris is another favoured A380 destination of travellers. In addition, other destinations like Taipei, Beijing and Shanghai continue to be popular among almost 15% of the purchasers.
The national carrier is offering attractive all-in fares from RM699 to Hong Kong, RM974 to Taipei, RM999 to Shanghai and Beijing and RM 2499 to London, Frankfurt, Paris and Amsterdam
In addition, travelers flying with Malaysia Airlines now enjoy an additional 10 kilograms free checked baggage allowance and reduced excess baggage charges for travel in all classes.
Customers are invited to book these offers online through www.malaysiaairlines.com, Malaysia Airlines’ 24-hour toll-free Call Centre at 1 300 88 3000 and its ticket offices nationwide as well as its appointed agents.