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Malaysia Airlines Ushers in Chinese New Year with classic festive meals

KLIA, 20 January 2020: Malaysia Airlines is all geared up for the Chinese New Year festivities with delicious offerings on board as well as at its Golden Lounges in KL International Airport (KLIA), Kuching and Kota Kinabalu.

From 25 until 31 January 2020, Malaysia Airlines will be delighting its guests with delectable festive dishes which will be available for lunch, dinner and supper on selected flights to Hong Kong, Daxing (Beijing), Shanghai and London.

Business Suite and Business Class passengers can look forward to an appetiser of Yee Sang with Salmon Tataki or Jelly Fish, Steamed Cod Fish with red date, ginger and shiitake mushroom or a choice of vegetable balls with Ginkgo Nut, Braised Pak Choy with Mushroom, served with steamed rice as main course. Economy Class passengers will also be able to enjoy an appetiser of Yee Sang with Jelly Fish served with a choice of Deep Fried Fish Cube with Broccoli Mushroom and steamed rice or Chicken with Sesame Sour Plum Sauce with Oriental Mixed Vegetables and Egg Fried Rice as the main dish.

To those visiting the Golden Lounges in KLIA, join in the festivities as Malaysia Airlines will be serving sumptuous festive meals prepared by our in-house Chefs. The lounge will be serving Yee Sang and vegetable spring rolls as well as a selection of Chinese Style Fried Rice, Sweet and Sour Fish, Malaysian Curry with Potato Ginger Chicken Stew with Root Vegetables and Loh Hon Chye. For desserts, guests will get to savour the Mango Pudding, Pineapple Tart, Warm Red Bean Soup with Dumpling and Peanut Cookies.

Alongside the traditional Yee Sang, guests at our Golden Lounge in Kuching will also be able to enjoy the Deep fried fish fillet with Lemon butter sauce, Steam Lotus Leaf Rice and vegetable dish Loh Hon Chye while in Kota Kinabalu, the special dishes include Szechuan Vegetable Chicken Salad with choices of main dishes such as Pineapple Fried Rice, Stir Fry Seafood and Chicken in Yam Basket as well as Steamed Pak Choy Garlic and Mushroom.

Malaysia Airlines’ Group Chief Marketing and Customer Experience, Lau Yin May said, “Malaysia Airlines is pleased to offer its guests this seasonal treat in conjunction with the Chinese New Year to make their journey a little bit more special. Serving the festive menu perfectly complements our Fly Malaysia campaign that allows visitors to experience the taste of truly Malaysian cultural heritage dishes, such as the Yee Sang, be it on ground or at 30,000 feet.”

“Speaking of special, if you are travelling on the 23rd of January, don’t miss out on the opportunity to catch the God of Prosperity who will be making an appearance at our check-in counters and all three Golden Lounges at KLIA to hand out oranges and chocolate ‘gold’ coins. For those looking to balik kampong or planning for a weekend break, grab our Fú Fixed Fare Festival deals that offers you the lowest fixed fares on all Economy Class seats for selected domestic flights. The Fú Fixed Fare is available for travel up until 3 February. So hurry and book now as seats are selling fast! ” she added.

Malaysia Airlines anticipates high passenger traffic this upcoming long weekend and would like to remind passengers to check-in online or via the Malaysia Airlines app and arrive at the airport early to avoid any delays and long queues.

Malaysia Airlines would also like to take this opportunity to wish everyone celebrating the festivities, Gong Xi Fa Cai and a prosperous new year.

Please visit or download the Malaysia Airlines app to grab the last minute Fú Fixed Fare Festival deals.




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