Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Malaysia Airlines Begins Daytime Flights to India

British travellers looking for daytime flights between India and Malaysia will certainly be a happy lot as Malaysia Airlines (MAS) has launched new daytime flights connecting South India’s popular city of Chennai with Malaysian capital, Kuala Lumpur (KL).

Malaysia’s national carrier, Malaysia Airlines started operating four new weekly daylight flights between the destinations from 1 September 2012. The new flights are being operated on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday and are complementing its current daily night-time flights services to India from KL.

As per airline’s press release, Flight MH182 is departing KL at 09:35 hours and arriving in Chennai, India at 10:45 hours. The return flight is leaving Chennai at 11:45hours and landing in KL at 18:15 hours.

The airline has deployed B737-800 aircraft to operate its newly launched daytime flights to India. With the addition of new flights, passengers will now have an added option of 1280 seats on the route apart from the existing capacity of 3206 seats with A330-200 on daily evening flights to India

Apart from offering flexibility to leisure travellers on India-Malaysia route, the new flights will particularly be beneficial for corporate travellers who are often to be seen in a look out for day flight services in order to attend to their urgent businesses or meetings.

The airline plans to enhance the frequency of its newly launched flights to India to twice daily with a choice of morning and evening departures by 5 January 2013 to cater to the increasing travel demand on the route, says the airline press release.

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