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Sunday, November 13, 2016
Malindo Air Launches KL-Phuket Flights
KUALA LUMPUR, 10 NOV 2016 – As part of its international network expansion, Malindo Air launched its inaugural flight to Phuket with four times weekly service from Kuala Lumpur International Airport, today.
Malindo Air flight OD 540 departs Kuala Lumpur at 2.45 pm and arrives Phuket at 3.10 pm local time. The return flight will depart Phuket at 3.55 pm and will arrive in Kuala Lumpur at 6.25 pm. The flight time is 1 hour 25 minutes, and Kuala Lumpur is one hour ahead of Phuket.
The introductory promotional fares for the new route start from RM139 for Economy Class and RM599 for Business Class one-way all inclusive. The fares include perks such as free baggage allowance, in-flight entertainment and refreshments.
CEO of Malindo Air, Mr Chandran Rama Muthy said, “Malindo Air has seen a significant growth by expanding our regional footprint rapidly to provide more opportunities for business and leisure travelers alike. The services we provide will foster the development of tourism industry for both Malaysia and Thailand, as we are able to provide connectivity from Thailand not just to Malaysia but beyond, to Indonesia, Australia and India which are also within our network of services.”
Chandran added, “Phuket has got some of the best restaurants in Thailand, unforgettable sunsets, glorious beaches, fantastic luxury resorts, world-class live performances, unique eco-tours and some of the best diving sites in the world. Within each of these categories, there are also a great many choices. Travelers wishing to explore the beauty of Phuket, a renowned holiday destination in Thailand, are sure to enjoy premium services when traveling with Malindo Air.”
The route is operated with Boeing 737-800 aircraft with scheduled flights on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Boeing 737-800 aircraft has a seat capacity of 162, with 12 Business Class and 150 Economy Class seats.