Malaysia Airlines will offer 5 additional flights to Kuala Lumpur from New Delhi, bringing the total number of flights to 12 weekly non-stop flights to the capital city of Malaysia. The new services will commence operations effective September 1, 2010.
The new flight departs New Delhi every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 12.25pm, arriving in Kuala Lumpur at 2025. The service will be operated on a B737-800 aircraft offering 16 business and 150 economy class seats.
Malaysia Airlines regional manager South Asia, Azahar Hamid, said, “We are delighted to be able to offer more flights to Kuala Lumpur and Delhi in line with the increase in demand. The upcoming Commonwealth Games in Delhi will also create more demand for flights within our network.
To ensure that our customers enjoy minimum transit time at Kuala Lumpur, we have timed our new flights to connect seamlessly to destinations in Australia, New Zealand and China,” he said. He added, “Over the past couple of months, we are also enjoying seat factors of above 80% from Delhi to Kuala Lumpur due to the competitive fares offered. This demonstrates that customers prefer travelling with Malaysia Airlines as we offer many benefits at no extra charge such as 20kg baggage allowance, assigned seats and meals.
Malaysia Airlines operates 38 weekly flights from India to Malaysia and globally flies to over 100 destinations across 6 continents.