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Getting to know Malaysia Airlines

The airline first took to the sky’s over 70 years ago in 1947 as Malayan Airways Limited however, due to Singapore’s independence in 1972 the carrier’s assets were split to form Singapore Airlines as well as Malaysian Airlines.

Just like the logo it uses of a ‘wau bulan’ a traditional Malaysian kite design, this airline has been through its ups and downs over the years but remains resilient.

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Why fly with Malaysia Airlines

  • Malaysia Airlines is the national carrier for Malaysia and serves as one of Asia's largest with over 330 flights to close to 60 destinations daily.
  • 4 Time winner of the leading Airline in and to Asia award at the World Travel awards.
  • Since 2013 Malaysia Airlines has become a member of the oneworld Airline Alliance

Baggage allowance

As of 28 May 2014, Malaysia Airlines' passengers will be allowed to check-in the follwong baggage:
A maximum of two pieces of baggage weighing as much as

  • 30kgs for economy
  • 40kgs for business class
  • 50kgs for first class

Check in

Malaysia Airlines offers its customers 5 methods of check in namely:

  • Online
  • Telephone
  • Over the counter
  • Mobile-smartphone
  • Self-service kiosk

Cabin classes

All Malaysia Airlines aircrafts in its fleet offer economy and business class while first class is an option reserved for travellers using the Airbus A380.

First class

As mentioned above is only available on selected aircrafts which service all rouites to London Heathrow. Important to note is that Malaysian Airlines does not allow infants and babies in first class.

Business class

Previously known as the Golden Club is available on all airlines in their fleet flying internationally and regionally with seating arrangements having a slight differentiation from aircraft to aircraft.

Economy class

Offered to all passengers flying internationally and regionally Malaysian airlines economy class was voted the World's Best Economy Class at the 2010 World Airline Awards by Skytrax.

Malaysia Airlines operates a massive fleet of 86 aircrafts from its base of operations at Kuala Lumpur International airport. While also having secondary hubs Kota Kinabalu and Kuching which together services around 60 destinations in Asia, Europe and Oceania.

Top destinations for Malaysia Airlines

  • Buenos Aires
  • Vienna
  • Adelaide
  • Sydney
  • Paris
  • Mumbai
  • Denpasar
  • Tokyo
  • Kuala Lumpur
  • Teesside
  • Zurich
  • Seoul
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The information on this page is correct as of January 2016. While every effort is made to keep information as fresh as possible, takes no responsibility for any of the information being out of date or incorrectly noted.

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