Malaysia Airlines is embarking on an exciting journey to strengthen its presence in the Indian market by launching three new routes from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to key Indian destinations. Beginning 8 November, 9 November, and 1 December 2023, travellers can enjoy convenient and direct flights from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL) to Amritsar (ATQ), Thiruvananthapuram (TRV), and Ahmedabad (AMD), respectively.
This strategic expansion will bring Malaysia Airlines’ point-to-point connectivity between Kuala Lumpur and India to a total of nine major hubs, providing passengers with an array of options and increased travel flexibility. The airline currently operates direct flights to New Delhi, Bengaluru, Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad, and Kochi. The new routes will be serviced by the Boeing 737-800NG aircraft, equipped with 160 seats, including 16 in Business Class and 144 in Economy Class.
To celebrate this exciting endeavour, Malaysia Airlines is pleased to offer introductory fares starting from just RM999 for Economy Class and RM2,999 for Business Class, available for purchase from today until 9 September 2023. These special fares are applicable for travel between 8 November 2023 and 31 March 2024. Additionally, customers booking during this period will enjoy up to 50% Bonus Enrich Points.
In response to the increasing demand for travel, the airline will also enhance its frequencies to build dominance in other key markets, including Australia, China, and ASEAN. Beginning December 2023, Malaysia Airlines will increase its weekly flights from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Melbourne (MEL) and Sydney (SYD) from 14 flights a week to 15 and 16 flights a week, respectively. Additionally, frequencies will be increased on routes to Guangzhou (CAN), Beijing (PKX), Shanghai (PVG), Hong Kong (HKG), Jakarta (CGK), Bangkok (BKK), and Ho Chi Minh City (SGN), providing travelers with more travel flexibility and choices.
In addition to the new routes and increased frequencies, Malaysia Airlines has introduced new product offerings – MHsports and MHcruise – to further enhance the overall traveler experience while enhancing their suite of existing commercial products.
MHsports offers groups of five (5) or more people traveling for sporting purposes unbeatable perks, including special fares, an extra 10kg baggage allowance, flexible date and time changes, and the convenience of extending your journey with a flexible return date. Customers can also enjoy the flexibility of changing their travelers up to 24 hours before departure, complimentary preselected seating, and advance check-in.
Meanwhile, MHcruise features special discounted fares tailor-made for selected travel trades to seamlessly integrate with their cruise packages. Designed to cater to a wide spectrum of travellers, MHcruise ensures convenience for all with discounted fares, including special fares for kids under 12, extra 10kg baggage allowance, preferential fares on both Business and Economy Class seats, and the freedom to choose one-way or return trips to various destinations within the Malaysia Airlines network. With flexible date changes and refunds (subject to base fare rules), MHcruise is set to provide fuss-free travel experiences.
In addition to these exciting updates, customers can also anticipate enhanced offerings from AMAL by Malaysia Airlines, the dedicated Hajj and Umrah pilgrimage arm of Malaysia Airlines, ensuring a seamless end-to-end travel journey. This includes Umrah Plus, which will be launched in a few months, providing free return tickets to selected domestic destinations to international customers during their pilgrimage journey.
For more information and to book your flights, visit the official Malaysia Airlines website. Sign up to become an Enrich member at Enrich to start earning Enrich Points, and download the Malaysia Airlines App to get the latest promotions conveniently at your fingertips anytime and anywhere!