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Malaysia Airlines Participates In MATTA Fair 2012

Offering special fares and irresistible holiday packages to worldwide destinations 

Subang, 14 March 2012 : Malaysia Airlines is once again partnering the Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA)  for the success of the MATTA Travel Fair from 16-18 March 2012 to be held at the Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC) in Kuala Lumpur.

The national carrier is offering attractive domestic and international travel airfares, MASholidays packages and travel related products in conjunction with this consumer event.

All inclusive discounted airfares for economy and business class will be available through its appointed agents participating in this event, while its MASholidays brand will offer domestic and international holiday package promotional offers at the Malaysia Airlines’ booths 1388 – 1407 at Hall 1 in PWTC. 

Malaysia Airlines Regional Senior Vice President Malaysia & ASEAN Region, Muzammil Mohamad said, “We’re delighted to be a part of the biggest travel fair in Malaysia. There are good deals for our domestic and regional destinations during the three-day carnival. For those who missed our earlier offers, this is yet another opportunity to plan their next vacation, especially in conjunction with the mid-year break school holidays using  these offers and also enjoy a wide-diversity of travel services at our booth.”

Malaysia Airlines’ all inclusive return economy class fares for the travel period 16 March to 15 November 2012 start at attractive prices from RM699 to popular and affordable regional destinations like Manila, Ho Chi Minh, Hanoi, RM799 to Hong Kong, RM1099 to Chennai and RM2199 to Istanbul.

Business class travellers can enjoy all inclusive return air fares from RM1899 to Phnom Penh, Manila and Hanoi RM3699 to both Beijing and Hong Kong, RM4899 to Seoul and Male and RM10015 to Los Angeles.

Similar fares to London start from RM20999 and passengers will enjoy the travel comfort of Malaysia Airlines’ all new Airbus A380-800 on selected days starting from July 2012. This latest flagship aircraft will provide exciting new levels of comfort, luxury and convenience in long haul travel. Its Business Class cabin features a seat pitch of 74 inches and full flat bed seats each measuring 72 inches in length together with individual 17-inch IFE screens. The Business Class airfares are valid for travel from 21 March to 15 November 2012.

Meanwhile MASholidays, the travel and tour arm of the national carrier, is offering affordable holiday packages to many destinations on Malaysia Airlines' extensive network. These packages are inclusive of return economy class airfare, airport transfers (at selected destinations), minimum 3-star hotel accommodation and breakfast. With packages from as low as RM493 per person for 3days/2nights to Langkawi and RM840 for Phuket or Hanoi, customers will be spoilt for choice. Other interesting packages with tour are the 4days/3nights to Medan-Lake Toba for RM995, Bali Delight Tour for RM1477 and Beijing-Shanghai with speed train transfer for RM2720.

“Mindful of enthusiastic travellers who may not be able to make it to the PWTC to grab these deals, we are also offering these promotional fares through our website, 24-hour toll-free Call Centre at 1 300 88 3000 and our ticket offices nationwide and extending these offers till 20 March 2012. We also encourage our customers to take advantage of these airfares, as the all inclusive prices are expected to increase soon after these promotions, when fuel surcharges are revised upwards. Customers purchasing directly from Malaysia Airlines’ own distribution channels (online, Call Centre, and ticket offices) are also eligible for a bonus! The highest three spenders stand a chance to win a joyride on the first A380 that is planned in June 2012,” added Muzammil.

Those visiting Malaysia Airlines booth at the MATTA Fair can also look forward to receive limited edition of its A380 car stickers on first-come first-served basis, while stocks last.  

Meanwhile, Enrich, Malaysia Airlines Loyalty and Frequent Flyer programme is also reaching out to customers with a special promotion during this period. Every customer who signs up as member of Enrich will automatically be awarded 1,000 Enrich Miles at Malaysia Airlines booth in the Fair. 

Likewise, the carrier’s Inflight Shopping business unit, Temptations will be selling 30 lines of MAS Merchandise items such as aircraft models, toys, watches and also some exclusive leather good. There will be a 10% discount from In-flight retail price for all products.

Malaysia Airlines’ subsidiary, Firefly is also offering great deals to favourite destinations like Koh Samui, Langkawi, Terengganu, Kota Bahru, Penang, Kota Kinabalu and Kuching at its booths 3203 – 3214 at Hall 3, PWTC

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