All posts tagged "Kuala Lumpur"

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    BA to Resume Flights to Kuala Lumpur

    British Airways is to resume direct flights from London Heathrow to Kuala Lumpur in summer 2015. The daily service from Terminal 5 will be operated by a four-cabin Boeing 777-200ER featuring 12 seats in First, 48 in Club World, 32 in World Traveller Plus and a further 127 in World Traveller. Flights...

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    Asian Gaelic Games in Kuala Lumpur

    More than 750 players, male and female, arrived from all over the Asian Pacific region for the Asian Gaelic Games in Kuala Lumpur, chasing silver and winning titles, at this most prestigious overseas event in the GAA calendar. Contrast this to the first games in 1996 which had 72 players take part...

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    Etihad Going Double Daily to Kuala Lumpur

    Etihad Airways will add a new daily flight between Abu Dhabi and Kuala Lumpur to offer a double daily service from 15th July 15 2013. The new schedule will add 1,400 seats per week to the route – an increase in capacity of approximately 23%. James Hogan, President and Chief Executive, said:...

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    Irish Agents Enjoy Kuala Lumpur

    Irish travel agents are part of an international mega agents fam to Malaysia that sees them visit the capital, Kuala Lumpur, then on to Terengganu before heading to Langkawi. Seen here are Ian Walsh from Travel Counsellors with Lorraine Dunne from Sunway during a visit to the school for hard knocks at the Royal Selangor...

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    Visit Malaysia Year 2014

    Tourism Malaysia announced at ATF-Travex that 2014 will be designated ‘Visit Malaysia Year’, with the objective of moving from mass tourism to the high-end market. Tourism was the country’s third largest foreign currency earner  in 2011. The goal is to attract 28 million international tourists in 2014, two million more than the...

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    Malaysia Airlines Joins Oneworld

    Malaysia Airlines has today become part of Oneworld, adding one of Asia’s leading airlines to the global airline alliance that aims to be the first choice for frequent international travellers the world over. The national airline of Malaysia is now offering Oneworld’s full range of services and benefits. The first of its...

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    Malaysia Airlines Takes Delivery of Two New A380s

    Malaysia Airlines will add two new A380 aircraft to its fleet by the end of next week in preparation for double daily A380 services between London Heathrow and Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) from 24th November 2012. Malaysia Airlines’ third A380 arrived at KLIA yesterday from Toulouse and the fourth new aircraft...

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    Gaelic Games Take Over Kuala Lumpur

    Kuala Lumpur did not know what hit it when this year’s Asian Gaelic Games, sponsored by Fexco, saw the arrival of more than 900 football and hurling enthusiasts, who were there to compete in this great celebration of Gaelic games, attended by Irish Travel Trade News. The local organising committee, led by Asian Gulf Board Chairman...

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    Air France to Serve Minneapolis and Kuala Lumpur

    Air France is to launch two new destinations from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport in summer 2013 – Minneapolis and Kuala Lumpur. The flights will be timed to link with flights from eight departure points around the UK and Ireland. From 21st May to 1st September, Air France will operate flights to...

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    Malaysia Airlines Double-daily A380 ex-Heathrow

    Malaysia Airlines will introduce double-daily A380 flights on London Heathrow – Kuala Lumpur from 24th November 2012, increasing weekly seat capacity by 16% from 5,971 to 6,916 in each direction. A daily Paris – Kuala Lumpur service will also commence on 1st March 2013. Encik Ahmad Jauhari, Group Chief Executive, said: “Ever...

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    Fexco Sponsors Asian Gaelic Games in Kuala Lumpur

    The 2012 Asian Gaelic Games will be held at the Bukit Kiara Polo Club in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from Friday 26th to Sunday 28thOctober 2012. This year’s Asian Gaelic Games will bring together an estimated 1,000 players, representing almost 50 teams. While many of the participants are Irish nationals living and working...

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    A380 on London Heathrow – Kuala Lumpur Route

    Malaysia Airlines, which has now taken delivery of the first of six A380 aircraft on order, will operate the new aircraft non-stop from London Heathrow to Kuala Lumpur three times a week from 2nd July 2012. The 494 seats comprise 350 Economy and eight fully-flat First seats on the main deck, and...

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    Kuala Lumpur Hosts F1 Grand Prix

    On 23rd-25th March, Kuala Lumpur hosted, for the 14th time, the Formula 1 Petronas Malaysia Grand Prix. Overseas visitors to the event stay an average six days in the country and spend an average of €1,714. Tourism Malaysia invited Irish Travel Trade News Editor Michael Flood to this year’s F1. There is...

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    Malaysia Offers Over 200 Golf Courses

    With numerous courses constructed by world-renowned designers and fair weather conditions year round, Malaysia is fast becoming South-East Asia’s golfing paradise. There are now over 200 golf courses in Malaysia, 50 of which are of international standard, and with such diverse and scenic terrain Malaysia offers a memorable golfing vacation for all....

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    Malaysia to Host Asia Golf Tourism Convention

    Tourism Malaysia will host the first ever IAGTO Asia Golf Tourism Convention at the Mines Resort and Golf Club, Kuala Lumpur, on 22nd – 25th April 2012. For three days, 150 golf tour operators from 38 different countries will be brought together with a plethora of golf resorts, courses and hotels to...

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    Emirates Announces Earlybird Fares from Dublin

    Emirates have announced its Earlybird fares for travel from Dublin to a range of worldwide destinations to celebrate the launch of services on 9th January 2012.    Earlybird Economy Class return fares include Dublin – Dubai from €505; Durban from €689; Perth from €905; Mumbai from €445 and Kochi starting from €499. All prices...