Malaysia Airlines

Malaysia Airlines

The first airline with an exclusive baby - free First Class Cabin

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About Malaysia Airlines

IATA code

MH

ICAO code

MAS

Malaysia headquarters

Sepang, Malaysia

Main operational airport

Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL)

Number of destinations covered by Malaysia Airlines

150

Most popular destination

MNL, JED, KUL, RUH

Most popular routes

RUH - MNL, JED - MNL, MED - MNL, DAC - JED

Year of establishment

1947

Parent company

Malaysia Aviation Group

Popular fleet

Airbus A350-900, Airbus A330-300, Airbus A330-200, Boeing B737-800

Malaysia Airlines official website

https://www.malaysiaairlines.com

Malaysia Airlines contact number

+603 7843 3000

Malaysia Airlines is the national flag carrier of Malaysia. The airline, thus, makes sure to reflect Malaysia's diverse cultures, cuisines, and hospitality. Carrying up to 40,000 passengers daily, Malaysia Airlines is a member of the Oneworld Alliance. It serves over 1000 destinations, 170 territories, and 650 airport lounges around the world. 

Malaysia Airlines offers its flyers excellent services, superior connectivity, and seamless journeys.

Malaysia Airlines online booking is available through Almosafer.

Enjoy exclusive deals and discounts on Malaysia Airlines tickets via Almosafer mobile app on App Store, Google Play, or Huawei App Gallery.

Malaysia Airlines Fleet

Malaysia Airlines fleet includes the following: 

Airbus A350-900

Airbus A330-300

Airbus A330-200

Airbus A330-200

MASKargo

MAB Kargo Sdn Bhd, also known as MASkargo, is the cargo division of Malaysia Airlines. It's also a subsidiary of its parent company Malaysia Aviation Group. MASkargo delivers scheduled freighter services to around 100 destinations worldwide.

Products & Services

MASKargo provides a wide range of products and services, including:  

Products

PRIORITY BUSINESS CUSTOMER

ANIMAL HOTEL

MASKARGO SEND

MH° CENTIGRADE

HALAL LOGISTICS

MAS LIFT

Services

GROUND HANDLING

EXPRESS HANDLING

SECURITY HANDLING

CARGO TRANSHIPMENT

GLOBAL MAIL

CHARTER SERVICES

MASKARGO LOGISTICS

 


Malaysia Airlines Recognitions and Awards

Year Award

Award Type

(2009, 2012, and 2013) 

'The World's 5-Star Airline' by Skytrax

(2010, 2011, and 2013)

The World Travel Awards as 'Asia's Leading Airline'

2019

“SKYTRAX World Airline Awards 2019” 3rd Place   World’s Most Improved Airlines

2020

4-Star Rating Airline by Skytrax 2019

2021

  • Marketing Excellence Awards 
  • “World Travel Awards 2021” Gold - Asia's Leading Inflight Food & Beverage
  • Malaysia Technology Excellence Awards 2021
  • COVID-19 7-Star Rating by airlineratings.com 2020 

2022

  • “World Travel Award 2022” Asia's Leading Airline - Business Class 2022 
  • Loyalty and Engagement Award 2022
  • Airline Economics' The Aviation 100 Deals of the Year Awards 2022

(Awards & Recognitions)

Malaysia Airlines services for Economy Class, Business Class and First Class

Economy Class

  • Customized meals
  • Seat selection
  • In-flight entertainment

Business Class

  • Priority boarding & check-in
  • Exclusive Golden Lounges worldwide
  • Spacious lie-flat seats
  • Exclusive amenity kits (selected routes)

First Class

  • Fine dining 
  • Meet and Greet
  • Priority boarding
  • Exclusive Golden Lounges worldwide
  • Comfortable seats (fully reclined)
  • Exclusive amenity kits (selected routes)

Malaysia Airlines Baggage Allowance

Cabin Baggage

Class of Travel

Baggage Details

Economy Class

1 piece 

7 kg (15 lbs.)

Business Class

2 pieces

14 kg (31 lbs.) (in total)

Business Suite

2 pieces

14 kg (31 lbs.) (in total)

Note: The cabin baggage allowance for Enrich Platinum and Gold/oneworld Emerald and Sapphire members varies according to the class of travel.

Checked Baggage

The total sum of baggage dimensions must be at most 158 cm (62 in).

Piece Concept

Class of Travel

Checked Baggage Max. Weight

Economy Class

23 kg (50 lb.)

Business Class

32kg (70 lb.)

Business Suite

32kg (70 lb.)

Weight Concept

Class of Travel

Checked Baggage Max. Weight

Economy Class

32 kg (70 lb.)

Business Class

32 kg (70 lb.)

Business Suite

32 kg (70 lb.)

*Baggage allowance varies according to the fare brand. Check the full policy before booking. 

*Additional baggage can be bought at a fee for checked baggage only

Malaysia Airlines Check-in Information

Online check-in is available for travelers with a confirmed and valid e-ticket, whether on Malaysia Airlines or MASwings. Malaysia Airlines also offers multiple check-in options, as follows: 

Mobile Check-in

Web Check-in

Malaysia Airlines app allows passengers to check in 48 hours before departure time. 

Web check-in enables passengers to print the boarding pass or send it to mobile phones. 

It's available between 48 hours and 90 minutes before flight departure. 

Counter Check-in

Self-service Kiosk

Passengers who want to check in at the airport must arrive at least 60 minutes before flight departure time (for both domestic and international flights). 

This option lets passengers choose their preferred seat and print luggage tags and boarding pass. 

Then, passengers can head to the baggage drop counter or directly to the boarding gate (if traveling light).

*Almosafer refers to the Malaysia Airlines Business Suite class as First Class. 

FAQs for Malaysia Airlines

  • Does Malaysia Airlines allow web check-in?

    Yes, Malaysia Airlines allows web check-in.

  • Does Malaysia Airlines provide online seat selection?

    Yes, Malaysia Airlines offers online seat selection at a nominal fee or free. It depends on your flight booking.

  • How many routes does Malaysia Airlines service in total/as overall?

    The total number of routes serviced by Malaysia Airlines is 279.

  • Does Almosafer offer any discounts on Malaysia Airlines?

    Enjoy 7% Instant discount on international flights aboard Malaysia Airlines using Al Rajhi Bank cards. Code: ARB. Valid till 3 July 2022