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Malaysia Airlines Offers 3584 Seats on Additional Extra Flights for Hari Raya Puasa Festive Season

Subang, 04 August 2012 : Malaysia Airlines is offering a total of 3584 seats through further additional and upgraded B737 flights to cope with the increased demand from customers returning to be with their families and friends for the forthcoming Hari Raya Puasa festive celebrations.

These are over and above the earlier 5 extra flights for Kuala Lumpur-Kota Bahru and 4 extra flights for Kuala Lumpur-Alor Star that were announced two weeks ago.

Two daily extra flights will be operated on the Kuala Lumpur-Kota Bahru route from 16-18 August 2012, whilst an existing scheduled flight between these two domestic points will upgraded.

Similarly, the national carrier will operate an additional extra flight between Kuala Lumpur and Alor Star on 18 August 2012.

Malaysia Airlines has also increased capacity on the Kota Bahru-Kuala Lumpur route for those returning after the festive season.

From 24-26 August 2012, one extra B737 flight will be operated on this route while another flight will be upgraded on 24 August to offer more capacity.

On 27 August 2012, Malaysia Airlines will offer two additional 737 flights on this route.

Malaysia Airlines will continue to monitor the booking trend during this festive season and will further increase capacity if there is additional demand.

Meanwhile, customers are encouraged to purchase their tickets early to avoid disappointment.

Bookings and payments can be done through Malaysia Airlines’ website, MHmobile at, MH Buddy in Malaysia Airlines Face Book, Malaysia Airlines nationwide ticket offices, 24-hour toll-free Call Centre at 1300 88 3000 and all appointed travel agents.

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