All posts tagged "Malaysia Airlines"

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    Malaysia Airlines Unveils ex-London Business Class Fares

    To mark becoming a member of the Oneworld alliance from 1st February, Malaysia Airlines has unveiled a range of competitive ex-London Business Class fares for 2013. With just one stop via Kuala Lumpur flying onboard an A380 aircraft, Malaysia Airlines has seamless and frequent connections from London Heathrow to over 25 destinations...

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    Malaysia A380 for Paris Route

    Malaysia Airlines’ daily Paris – Kuala Lumpur service, currently operated with a B777, will have an A380 from 1st March, thus introducing First Class and increasing seat numbers by 75% to 494 passengers. The airline, which introduced the A380 to its London route last July, will be joining the Oneworld alliance on...

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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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    Malaysia Airlines to Join Oneworld in February

    Malaysia Airlines will become a full member of Oneworld with effect from Friday 1st February 2013. The airline received clearance following a review of its readiness conducted by Qantas, which is sponsoring its entry into the alliance. Malaysia Airlines is already participating in Global Explorer, the round-the-world fare offered by all Oneworld...

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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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    Skytrax World Airline Awards 2012 Winners

    The World Airline Awards 2012, presented earlier this month by Skytrax, provided a host of winners in many categories, with Qatar Airways being nominated World’s Best Airline of the Year, Etihad Airways World’s Best First Class Airline, Emirates World’s Best Airline Inflight Entertainment, Malaysia Airlines World’s Best Cabin Staff, and Air Canada...

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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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    Malaysia Airlines Increases Inflight Entertainment

    Malaysia Airlines has increased the content of its inflight movies, TV programmes and songs library on all Boeing 737-800, 777-200, 747-400 and new Airbus 330-300 aircraft in its fleet. Starting 2012, the national carrier has substantially increased the inflight entertainment content by 100% for Hollywood movies from 30 to 60 and Audio...

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    Air Berlin Joins Oneworld Next Month

    Air Berlin will become a member of the Oneworld alliance on 20th March, while Niki Airlines, which is part of the Air Berlin Group and which commences services from Shannon to Austria this summer, will join as an affiliate member. Air Berlin, whose entry into Oneworld is being sponsored by British Airways,...

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    Malaysia Airlines Appointments

    Malaysia Airlines has appointed Shane Nolan as Interim Commercial Director and Al-Ishsal Ishak as Senior Vice President for Marketing & Promotions. These follow the appointments last month of Dr Hugh Dunleavy as Executive Vice President, Network, Alliance, Strategy & Planning, and Shihaj Kutty as Senior Vice President, Revenue Management. Shane Nolan will...

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    Etihad / Malaysia Frequent Flyer Agreement

    Codeshare partners Etihad Airways and Malaysia Airlines have entered a reciprocal Frequent Flyer agreement. Etihad Guest members can now earn Etihad Guest Miles when flying on Malaysia Airlines, while members of Enrich, Malaysia Airlines’ programme, can also earn Enrich Miles on Etihad Airways flights – and redeem miles on either airline. In...