Malaysia Airlines is well connected between the five Indian metro cities of New Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai, Mumbai and Hyderabad with Kuala Lumpur. In anticipation of a 15% growth in terms of passenger load from India in 2012 as compared to the previous year, Malaysia Airlines has increased the number of current flight frequencies from Mumbai, Chennai and Bengaluru to Kuala Lumpur by another 10 daytime flights, making it to a total of 50 weekly flights. This increase came into effect from September 1, 2012 and has proven to provide air travellers enjoyable and improved connectivity to destinations in the Airlines’ network.
The total seat capacity has been increased from 17116 to 21588 in each direction between India and Malaysia.
Malaysia Airlines values its consumers, and has regularly come up with various opportunities and value-for-money schemes for travelers. The latest is the Showcase Malaysia Dream Deal 2012, where passengers can avail a 2-nights complimentary stay in Malaysia on purchase of any international air ticket to Malaysia or beyond from Malaysia Airlines. Passengers traveling Malaysia Airlines on a Business class ticket will get a complimentary stay in a 5-Star hotel in Malaysia whereas passengers traveling on Economy can avail a complimentary stay in a 4-Star hotel in Malaysia.
The Airlines has enhanced its in-flight menu of Indian cuisines for its passengers traveling from India and other parts of the world. These choices of in-flight vegetarian and non-vegetarian meals are available for passengers flying both in business and economy classes. Along with enhanced menu of cuisines the airline is also offering its passengers a new selection of premium wine and champagne labels from France, Germany, Spain, Portugal and Australia, known for their great class and elegance.
Malaysia Airlines has also streamlined its cabin baggage rules for all its domestic and International flights. Guests traveling in Economy Class of Malaysia’s national carrier will now be allowed one piece cabin baggage up to a maximum 7kg instead of 5kg. Guests in First and Business Class have an allowance of two pieces of cabin baggage with a maximum weight of 7kg each. Each cabin bag must not exceed 56 cm height, 36 cm length and 23 cm width.