Malaysia Airlines New Flights: Male, Chiang Mai & Da Nang

Malaysia Airlines New Flights: Male, Chiang Mai & Da Nang
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Malaysia Airlines has this week unveiled plans to operate new flights to Male, Chiang Mai & Da Nang from Kuala Lumpur.

This announcement was part of a major press release unveiling their new partnership with Manchester United.

Within this as well was news pertinent to the seats that will be on offer onboard their Airbus A330neo aircraft.

Without further ado, let’s get into it…

Male, Chiang Mai & Da Nang: New Routes…

Malaysia Airlines New Flights: Male, Chiang Mai & Da Nang
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Malaysia Airlines unveiled new flight additions being Male, Chiang Mai & Da Nang.

The scheduling for this is as follows:

  • Male: From August 1.
    • MH485 DEP KUL 1010.
    • MH484 DEP MLE 1230.
    • Daily services.
  • Chiang Mai: From September 24.
    • MH772 DEP KUL 0950 (Mon, Fri & Sun) & DEP KUL 1150 (Thurs & Sat).
    • MH773 DEP CNX 1235 (Mon, Fri & Sun) & DEP CNX 1440 (Thurs & Sat).
    • Five weekly.
  • Da Nang: From August 15.
    • MH748 DEP KUL 0845 (Tues, Thurs & Sat) & DEP KUL 1200 (Mon, Wed, Fri & Sun).
    • MH749 DEP DAD 1125 (Tues, Thurs & Sat) & DEP DAD 1440 (Mon, Wed, Fri & Sun).
    • Daily services.

Flights to Male will commence on a daily basis from August 1, with Da Nang daily on September 24 & Chiang Mai five weekly from August 15.

Information on Seats for Airbus A330neo Unveiled…

Malaysia Airlines New Flights: Male, Chiang Mai & Da Nang
Photo Credit: Airbus.

Looking away from the new flights to Male, Chiang Mai & Da Nang, Malaysia Airlines also announced something else.

Information was released pertinent to the seat offerings on their upcoming Airbus A330neo aircraft.

It is understood that Recaro have been selected for the CL3810 Economy Class seats.

Malaysia Airlines also unveiled the layouts in terms of classes, which will be as follows:

  • 28 in Business Class.
  • 269 in Economy Class (24 of the 269 will have extra legroom).

Datuk Captain Izham Ismail, Group Managing Director of Malaysia Aviation Group (MAG) said the following on this:

“Malaysia Airlines has undergone a chequered journey over the last decade, however through it all, our resilience has remained steadfast.”

“Having stabilised our balance sheet and recording our strongest-ever financial year performance since the past decade, we are now in a stronger position to steer our focus towards accelerating investments into our product and service delivery to elevate the customer experience.”

“With our Manchester United collaboration, the expansion of our network to three new routes, and the unveiling of the new cabin seats on our new A330neo; this sets the benchmark of exciting things to come as we redefine what it means to travel onboard Malaysian Hospitality.”

“These milestones not only set a new standard in the airline’s transformation journey but also promise a future filled with unparalleled experiences beyond the confines of the aircraft.”

“As we move forward, our focus remains unwavering on delivering excellence and fostering continued growth, ensuring that every aspect of our service exceeds expectations and leaves a lasting impression for our valued passengers.”


Photo Credit: Flox Papa via Wikimedia Commons.

In conclusion, Malaysia Airlines made a series of strong announcements this week.

From the new flights to Chiang Mai, Male & Da Nang, to the layouts on their Airbus A330neo aircraft, they have done it all.

Looking ahead, all eyes will be on how the partnership with Manchester United develops too.

But for now, let’s see how 2024 goes for the airline.

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