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Malaysia Airlines prepares for oneworld ascent

Malaysia Airlines prepares for oneworld ascent

From February 1st Malaysia Airlines will become the latest member of oneworld global airline alliance, offering passengers a host of extra benefits.

To mark the occasion, Malaysia Airlines has unveiled its range of competitive Business Class fares for 2013, offering superb year-round value in its premium cabin.

With just one stop via Kuala Lumpur flying onboard the brand new A380 aircraft, Malaysia Airlines has seamless and frequent connections from London Heathrow to over 25 destinations across south-east Asia and Australasia.

Business Class fares are now available from as little as £2,120 for flights from London Heathrow to Koh Samui, from £2,650 to Hong Kong and Phuket, from £2,824 to Singapore and from £3,086 to Jakarta and Manila, offering some of the best value for UK passengers on the popular business and leisure routes.

New oneworld member airline benefits will include increased frequent flyer privileges for Malaysia Airlines passengers offering the ability to earn and redeem mileage awards and earn tier status points when flying with oneworld member and affiliated airlines.

Malaysia Airlines’ Enrich Platinum and Gold members will have access to any of the 550 airport lounges worldwide offered by oneworld member airlines, as well as the Malaysia Airlines’ Golden Lounges in London Heathrow and Kuala Lumpur.

Members of the established oneworld airlines’ frequent flyer programmes including British Airways, Japan Airlines and Cathay Pacific, will also be able to receive benefits when flying with Malaysia Airlines.

Malaysia Airlines Business Class passengers can now also enjoy the Chef-on-Call service with a huge choice of specially prepared pre-bookable dishes available to enhance the in-flight experience on selected routes including London Heathrow to Kuala Lumpur.