The carrier said the move was an attempt to adapt to a change in the way that people will travel for businesses and leisure following the coronavirus pandemic.
Starting from January 27th, and subject to regulatory approval, the new agreement will strengthen the two airlines’ strategic partnership, first initiated in 2001.
Malaysia Airlines has taken delivery of its first A350-900, leased from Air Lease Corporation. The carrier becomes the 17th airline to operate the world’s newest, most modern and efficient twin engine widebody airliner.
Boeing and Malaysia Airlines Berhad have signed a memorandum of understanding for 16 airplanes during a ceremony at the St. Regis Hotel in Washington DC.
Oman Air and Malaysia Airlines have entered a code-share partnership opening up more international destinations to their customers. Oman Air’s passengers who currently enjoy direct flights to Kuala Lumpur will now be connected to more destinations in Malaysia, China and Australia.
A Malaysia Airlines flight has been forced to turn back to Melbourne Airport after a passenger attempted to enter the cockpit of the plane. The airline’s cabin crew, with the help of a passenger, restrained the assailant on board flight MH128 to Kuala Lumpur.
Malaysia Airlines Berhad has reported booking accelerated in the last quarter thanks to a focus on the premium business traveller and all-inclusive economy fares.
Malaysia Airlines has become the first Malaysian carrier to receive the International Air Transport Association Fast Travel Green certificate in recognition of the airline’s efforts in making passengers’ travel more flexible and convenient via its self-service facilities.
Malaysia Airlines has reinforced its commitment to the Australian market off the back of a very successful third quarter. The carrier has confirmed the appointment of Donna Jones to the position of sales executive for Western Australia, Michaela Kemp as sales executive South Australia and the Northern Territory, and Melinda Voon as brand and communication manager.