Press Room

Malaysia Airlines Increase Frequency to Phuket

National Carrier now flies 26 times weekly into the Thai resort city

Subang, 31 May 2013: Malaysia Airlines is increasing its weekly frequency from Kuala Lumpur into Phuket to 26 times weekly with the introduction of one new daily service. This service will begin on 1 June 2013.

In conjunction with the introduction of this new frequency, Malaysia Airlines is offering all-in return economy class promotional fares of only RM222 for travel from Kuala Lumpur to Phuket. Booking for these fares are from now till 10th June 2013, valid for travel from 1 June 2013 - 31 July 2013. This promotional fare is valid on MH798, MH799 and MH794 only.

The additional service, MH798 will depart daily from Kuala Lumpur at 4.55am and arrive Phuket at 5.10am while the return flight MH799 will depart Phuket at 6.15am and arrive Kuala Lumpur at 8.45am. This addition was incorporated following greater demand from the market.

Meanwhile, the existing MH794 depart from Kuala Lumpur at 1.05pm and arrive Phuket at 1.20pm.

A two-class configured Boeing 737-800 aircraft with 144 economy class seats and 16 business class seats will be used for this service.

Malaysia Airlines Senior Regional Vice President, Malaysia, Muzammil Mohamad said, "Phuket is a great tourist attraction and it is one of the few places where there is always something to do, rain or shine. Malaysians have always had Phuket in their must go places. The beautiful islands, the unique blend of colonial and Chinese architecture and the beautiful temples such as Wat Chalong are all a definite crowd puller, he added.

Tourist from around the world also flock Phuket for its delicious food varieties. Thai cuisine is world-famous for its blend of exotic flavours.

Book your travels on Malaysia Airlines through all distribution channels mainly www.malaysiaairlines.com, Malaysia Airlines 24 hours toll free number 1-300-88-3000,Malaysia Airlines ticket offices and appointed agents throughout Malaysia.