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Malaysia Airlines warns of possible flight disruptions due to haze

by Devesh Agarwal

Malaysia Airlines is advising its passengers on the possible closure of airports, and disruptions of flights with little advance notice, due to the current haze situation which has deteriorated in parts of Malaysia over the last few days.

Specific stations under close watch for possible closure or interruptions are airline’s main hubs in west and east Malaysia i.e. Kuala Lumpur International Airport and Kota Kinabalu International Airport, Kuantan’s Sultan Ahmad Shah Airport, Kota Baru’s Sultan Ismail Petra Airport, Kuala Terengganu’s Sultan Mahmud Airport, Kuala Lumpur International Airport and Kota Kinabalu International Airport.

Malaysia Airlines has formed a haze secretariat to monitor the situation on an hourly basis and provide updates three times daily.

Passengers are encouraged to check the status of their flights with Malaysia Airlines at www.malaysiaairlines.com or within Malaysia call toll free 1 300 88 3000 prior to leaving for the airport and for updates.

About Devesh Agarwal

A electronics and automotive product management, marketing and branding expert, he was awarded a silver medal at the Lockheed Martin innovation competition 2010. He is ranked 6th on Mashable's list of aviation pros on Twitter and in addition to Bangalore Aviation, he has contributed to leading publications like Aviation Week, Conde Nast Traveller India, The Economic Times, and The Mint (a Wall Street Journal content partner). He remains a frequent flier and shares the good, the bad, and the ugly about the Indian aviation industry without fear or favour.
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