Malaysia Airlines grows capacity across its network;

by BA Staff

Malaysia Airlines A330-300 9M-MTE in oneworld alliance livery.
Malaysia Airlines A330 in oneworld livery.

Kuala Lampur based flag carrier Malaysia Airlines, a member of the oneworld alliance, has announced a major capacity expansion plan as the carrier tries to fight its way back to profitability. The following is a summary of the expansion

  • Re-launch of services to Dubai in August
  • New route to Kochi in September
  • Launch of new service to Darwin, Australia in November
  • An 11% increase in capacity into and out of Bandar Seri Begawan by up-gauging from the 144 seat 737-400 (16J / 128Y) to the 160 seat 737-800 (16J / 144Y).
  • Added a third daily frequency between Kuala Lumpur and Medan, Indonesia effective 15 September 2013 using the 737-800
  • New daily flights MH623 Kuala Lumpur – Singapore and MH624 Singapore – Kuala Lumpur 
  • Current 2x daily operations into Sydney will increase to 18x weekly from 21st November, 2013 and further to 3x daily on 5th February, 2014
  • Current 2x daily operations into Melbourne will increase to 3x daily from 21st November, 2013

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