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Subang, 29 April 2013: Malaysia Airlines GE13 promotion received overwhelming response with around 34,000 seats booked during the two-week campaign.
Under this promotion, all-inclusive return fares on Business and Economy Class to several local destinations including from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar, Penang, Terengganu, Kuantan, Kota Bharu, Johor Bharu and Langkawi start from as low as RM130 where as airfares on Business Class start from RM713 all-inclusive return.
The GE13 promotional fares were introduced from 16 until 28 April 2013.
Malaysia Airlines Group CEO, En Ahmad Jauhari Yahya said," We are pleased to offer affordable fares to Malaysians to return to their hometown in time to vote. As the national carrier, it is only apt for us to assist our consumers to fulfill their responsibility as Malaysians for the coming elections."
"Despite the end of the promotion, the airline still sees a high demand to travel during the 5 May weekend, especially between 3 until 7 May." he added
Meanwhile, the promotion saw most popular routes like Kuala Terengganu, Alor Setar and Kota Bahru being snapped up within the hour.
Due to the high demand on these routes, Malaysia Airlines will be introducing additional flights to Kuala Lumpur - Alor Setar return on 5 May, Kuala Lumpur - Kota Bahru return on 5 & 6 May and Kuala Lumpur - Kuala Terengganu return on 6 May.
Besides the special offer, guests travelling on Malaysia Airlines will also experience enhanced services.
The airline is allowing cabin baggage in Economy Class of up to a maximum of 7kg instead of 5kg.
Guests on Business Class are permitted to carry two pieces of cabin baggage of a 7kg each maximum weight, with each baggage not exceeding 56cm height, 36 cm in length and 23cm width.
Malaysia Airlines flies 156 times daily domestic.