Malaysia Airlines in order to enhance its flight frequency has now announced the launch of 5 additional flights from Delhi and 2 from Bengaluru to Kuala Lumpur and other Malaysian cities. The new flights are already being made operational for flyers departing Delhi and Bengaluru. With the increase in the number of flights, the airline will now operate a total of 12 weekly flights from Delhi and 7 from Bengaluru.
Azahar Hamid, Regional Manager (South Asia Operations), Malaysia Airlines said, “Delhi is a strategic gateway for the airline’s South Asia operations. We are anticipating increased passenger movement both for inbound, as well as outbound with the upcoming Commonwealth Games. It will also provide better connectivity, especially to Indian flyers going to destinations like Australia and China, with a reduced transit time.”
Besides, the airline has also introduced an all-inclusive return airfare on the Delhi-Kuala Lumpur route at Rs 16,376, which is valid till September 30th.The return airfare from Bengaluru to Kuala Lumpur will cost Rs 14,138 and will be valid till November 30th.
By June 2011, Malaysia Airlines aims to have 53 flights per week from 5 destinations in India - Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bengaluru and Hyderabad.