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Malaysia Airlines to Fly Direct Kota Kinabalu – Shanghai

Subang, 07 December 2012 : Fly direct from Kota Kinabalu to Shanghai on Malaysia Airlines twice weekly from 11 December 2012.

Malaysia Airlines flight MH394 will depart Kota Kinabalu on Tuesdays and Fridays at 8.20pm and arrive Shanghai at 12.45am the next day.

The inbound flight MH395 will depart Shanghai on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 1.45am and arrive Kota Kinabalu at 6.25am.  

In addition to the exciting news on Shanghai, Malaysia Airlines has increased direct connectivity between Kota Kinabalu and Hong Kong with two more weekly flights since 1 December 2012 and will soon re-introduce international connectivity from the Sabah capital to Perth on 9 December 2012 and to Osaka on 20 December 2012.

According to Malaysia Airlines Regional Senior Vice President for Malaysia/ASEAN, Muzamil Mohammad, “The introduction of more international direct flights to and from Kota Kinabalu meets the growing demand for premium connectivity to and from Sabah. Kota Kinabalu is an ideal gateway for air travel to and from China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, North Asia, Indonesia, and Australia.”

Malaysia Airlines will be putting the new 2-class configured Boeing 737-800 aircraft with 144 economy class seats and 16 business class seats will be used to operate the Kota Kinabalu – Shanghai return service. 

Malaysia Airlines’ all inclusive return fares Kota Kinabalu – Shanghai start from as low as RM1199 on Economy Class and RM3185 on Business Class for travel from 11 December 2012 to 30 September 2013.

The ‘all inclusive’ fares are available from now until 17 December 2012 through Malaysia Airlines’ website www.malaysiaairlines.com, MHmobile, flymas.mobi, nationwide ticket offices, 24-hour toll-free Call Centre at 1300 88 3000 and all appointed travel agents.

MASholidays, the travel arm of Malaysia Airlines, is also offering a 4 days/3 night Free and Easy package from Kota Kinabalu from as low as RM966 per person to Shanghai, RM1310 per person to Hong Kong and 7days/6nights to Perth starting at RM2455 per person. Customers are encouraged to contact MASholidays online at http://holiday.malaysiaairlines.com or call Malaysia Airlines’ Reservations at 1-300-88-3000, or MASholidays at 03 7863 4000 for further details.

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Malaysia Airlines to fly direct Kota Kinabalu - Shanghai


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