By Ahmad Furqaan Hod on October 5, 2015

 

Malindo Air, Malaysia’s hybrid airline today officially announced that it has been granted approval from Civil Aviation Safety Authority of Australia (CASA) to fly from Kuala Lumpur to Perth. Australia will be the eighth country in the airline’s growing international route network. The 11x weekly service will commence on 11 November 2015.

Promotional fares for the new route start from RM599 for Economy Class and RM1,499 for Business Class one-way all inclusive of perks such as free baggage allowance, in-flight entertainment, a meal and light refreshments. Ticket sales will begin upon receiving approval from Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) Malaysia.

The narrow-body Boeing 737-900ER aircraft with a seat capacity of 180, with 12 Business Class and 168 Economy Class seats, will be deployed on the 4,126 kilometre route. The 5 hour 50 minute flight will be the furthest route from the carrier’s main hub in KLIA2 by distance.

CEO of Malindo Air Chandran Rama Muthy said, “We are extremely excited to get approval from CASA to commence Malindo Air’s flight to Australia and to name Perth as our first Australian destination. We are indeed very thankful to CASA for their unrelenting support and co-operation throughout our application process.”

“Our international network development in the second half of 2015 supports our long-term vision to provide travellers with an extensive range of destinations and seamless connectivity from Kuala Lumpur as a regional hub. Perth will expand our coverage and strengthen our customer proposition in the strategically important markets of Asia. We are very confident that this new service, our first to Australia, will boost travel and trade between Australia and Malaysia,” said Chandran.

Malindo Air Scheduled Flights KUL (KLIA2)-PER (Perth)-KUL (KLIA2) 11x Weekly

Sector Flight No. ETD ETA Frequency
KUL-PER OD151 08:25 14:10 Daily
PER-KUL OD152 15:00 20:55 Daily
KUL-PER OD153 23:15 05:00 1/4/5/7
PER-KUL OD154 07:00 12:55 1/4/5/7

All timings stated are local time in 24-hour format.

1=Monday, 2=Tuesday, 3=Wednesday, 4=Thursday, 5=Friday, 6=Saturday, 7=Sunday.

For bookings and enquiries, visit www.malindoair.com, write in to Customer Care at customer_care@malindoair.com or call +603-7841 5388 from 9am to 9pm daily.

For purchases through mobile phones, use mobile.malindoair.com or download the Malindo Air App on Google Play and App Store.

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