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Sydney Celebrates going Triple Daily!

March 3, 2014 Aviation No Comments Email Email

Malaysia Airlines celebrated the increase of its 18 weekly operations to triple daily from Sydney, at Sydney International Airport today. The airline has launched its triple daily services between Kuala Lumpur and Sydney that commenced 3 February 2014.
After the successful launch of triple daily flights in Melbourne, that started 22 November 2013 and additional flights in Perth. Malaysia Airlines is also proud of the official launch in Sydney, with flight MH142 departing Sydney daily at 8.50am and arriving in Kuala Lumpur at 2.15pm the same day. The return flight, MH143 departs Kuala Lumpur daily at 7.25pm and arrives in Sydney at 6.40am the following day.

The 3-wave timing schedule offers direct flights from Sydney, departing every morning, afternoon and evening to Kuala Lumpur and also providing convenient onward connections. Customers can select the most convenient return flight that arrives in the morning or evening in Sydney with Malaysia Airlines.

The triple daily services are operated by the innovative A330-300, which is configured with 36 seats in Business Class and 247 seats in Economy Class. PTM_250-x-250

The A330-300 Business Class seat pitch is a spacious 60-inches, transforming to an angled lie-flat seat.

Economy passengers will enjoy comfortable 32-inch seat pitch with personal screens featuring over 100 hours of on demand movies, TV shows, music and video games.

The Malaysian national carrier increased its offering on the Sydney – Kuala Lumpur – Sydney route from 18 to 21 flights weekly, that provides greater convenience now to its customers. It has increased the capacity to 11,886 seats per week, representing 50% capacity growth and improved connectivity to 60 destinations.

Malaysia Airlines‟ Regional Senior Vice President of Australia, New Zealand & South West Pacific, Mr Lee Poh Kait said, “The additional service was in view to support the growing demand we are experiencing. In 2013, we have seen an overall increase of 19.4% in passenger uplift and discharge from Malaysia and an increase of 5.3% in international passenger arrivals into Sydney.”

“We hope to sustain the momentum, and continuously increase our services in and out of Australia in tandem with the growing demand to travel, with a growth of 4% in outbound passenger traffic from Sydney International Airport last year. We anticipate a greater increase of this figure for 2014 in contribution with our triple daily services,” he added.

Sydney is a top tourist destination and most promising market making up for 42% of passenger traffic inbound, customers can discover the breathtaking beaches, wondrous landmarks and all the native animals.

On the other hand, this year is a perfect time to visit Malaysia with „Visit Malaysia Year‟. Customers will be able to enjoy the food safari in Penang and the best shopping in Kuala Lumpur.

Customers can book their travel on Malaysia Airlines through all distribution channels mainly www.malaysiaairlines.com, Malaysia Airlines 24 hours toll free number 132 627 (within Australia), MHmobile, Malaysia Airlines ticket offices and appointed agents throughout Australia.

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