The national carrier will also be upgrading selected routes to wide-body airplanes
KLIA, 5 March 2019: Malaysia Airlines will be increasing and upgrading its flights to accommodate the Hari Raya travel surge beginning 25 May until 16 June 2019.
Passengers can expect 32 extra flights between Kuala Lumpur and Alor Setar, Kota Bharu, Kuching, Labuan, Miri, Sibu, Sandakan, Surabaya, Terengganu and Tawau.
The airline will also be upgrading 10 domestic flights from the B737-800 to the A330-300 and A330-200s to accommodate passengers who will be travelling between Kuala Lumpur and Kota Kinabalu, Kuching, Medan as well as Medan
Malaysia Airlines Group Chief Revenue Officer Ignatius Ong said, “We are prepared to cater to the demand for travel over the Hari Raya period. The additional frequencies and upgrades show our commitment to provide more seats so everyone can arrive safely back to their hometown.”
“With that, we would like to urge those who are planning to return to their hometown, to purchase their tickets quickly on Malaysia Airlines as we expect to see more people travelling during the festive season. Our fares include checked-in baggage, meals and there are no extra credit card charges when purchase online. Passengers also get to enjoy premium service and comfort when they fly with Malaysia Airlines.”
Meanwhile, Malaysia Airlines has introduced three additional weekly flights from Kuala Lumpur to Melbourne from 1 July to 30 September 2019 aboard the airline’s A330-300.