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Malaysian Laksa Now Available at Malaysia Airlines Lounge

Sepang, 18 January 2016: Savour the rich flavours of Malaysia via Malaysia Airlines’s new Laksa Bar at its Golden Lounges (Satellite, Regional and Domestic) at KL International Airport. The airline is offering four varieties of the traditional laksa dishes; the Curry Laksa, Laksa Johor, Penang Assam Laksa and Sarawak Laksa, as part of its move to introduce more local flavours to its passengers.

Malaysia Airlines Head of Products, Jascelena Ahmad said, “The laksa is one of Malaysia’s iconic dishes which is loved by many. With the help of MAS Awana, we are able to prepare about 1200 bowls daily for our passengers whilst maintaining the authentic taste of our laksas”

“We highly recommend our passengers to try out the different laksas with each one offering its own unique flavour. To date, the Curry Laksa in particular has been a huge hit with our passengers” she added.

The Curry Laksa is a fragrant curry broth with chicken, prawn, tofu puffs, bean sprouts and mint leaves, whilst the Laksa Johor, which comes from the southern state of Johor features spaghetti in thick fish broth garnished with bean sprouts, long beans, and cucumber julienne served with spicy sambal.

The Penang Asam Laksa features thick rice noodles in a spicy and sour fish broth perfumed with Bunga Kantan (Ginger Flower) topped with pineapple, cucumber, onion, chilli and mint in a tasty prawn paste.

Laksa Sarawak is a rice vermicelli dish served in spicy coconut gravy with julienne of omelette, shredded chicken, prawns and coriander.

These four laksa dishes allow Malaysia Airlines to showcase Malaysia’s diverse flavours with Laksa from the different regions within Malaysia.

Following its introduction on December 7th, 2015, the laksa bar is set to be one of the signature features at the lounge. The laksa menu will be changed on a weekly basis, with a different types of laksa featured each week. 

Access to Malaysia Airlines’ Lounges at KLIA is for Malaysia Airlines’ First and Business Class customers, Enrich Gold and Platinum Members as well as oneworld Sapphire and Emerald members travelling on oneworld operated fights.


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