Petaling Jaya (The Star/ANN) - Malaysia Airlines (MAS) will be offering more frequent flights to eight long-haul destinations beginning today after anticipating an increase in demand.
There will be increased full-service weekly frequencies between Kuala Lumpur and Beijing, Manila, Phnom Penh, Los Angeles, Taipei, Bangkok, Medan and Jakarta.
There will also be gradual increase of total seats from 19,540 to 24,820 by May 1.
These routes will be operated mainly by the Boeing B737-800 and B777-200 aircraft, which are equipped with in-seat personal TV screens and more leg room for customer comfort.
"The additional frequencies also seek to offer travel enthusiasts from Malaysia more convenient connections to enjoy events like the Penghu Fireworks Festival in Taiwan, Beijing International Book Fair and Cocoa de Flores in Manila, among many others," said a statement from MAS.
For more details, visit www.malaysiaairlines.com, or call MAS' 24-hour call centre at 1-300-88-3000 or all ticket offices in Malaysia.