Petaling Jaya (The Star/ANN) - Malaysia Airlines (MAS) is adding its fifth daily service between Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok beginning October 28.
The airline is increasing its total capacity for the route by 25 per cent with a 160-seater B737-800 aircraft comprising 16 in Business Class and 144 in Economy Class seats.
There will be a total weekly capacity of 5,568 seats in each direction, compared to the current capacity of 4,448 seats, the airline said in a statement.
The additional flight is in celebration of its 40th anniversary of flights on the route.
MAS will also continue with its existing twice daily B737-800 services between Phuket and Kuala Lumpur and its code share operations with Bangkok Air for the routes Bangkok-Koh Samui (31 weekly flights), Bangkok-Phuket (14 weekly flights), Bangkok-Chiang Mai (14 weekly flights), Koh Samui-Phuket (14 weekly flights) and Koh Samui-Kuala Lumpur (daily flights).
"Customers planning their travel on the above services can book and pay through all distribution channels at www.malaysiaairlines.com, the 24 hours toll free number 1 300 88 3000, MAS ticket offices and appointed agents throughout Malaysia, " the statement said.