MAS to start A330-300 KL-Sydney service
MELBOURNE: Malayisia Airlines (MAS) will begin A330-300 services on its Sydney-Kuala Lumpur route from tomorrow.
The 283-seater aircraft services from Sydney replaces the evening B777-200 departures and will be double daily from April 1, MAS said in a statement.
The MH140 flight departs Sydney daily at 9.55pm and will arrive in Kuala Lumpur at 3.20am the following day, while from April 1, flight MH122, the second daily A330-300 service departs Sydney at 3.40pm and will arrive in Kuala Lumpur the same day at 8.50pm.
The return flight, MH141, will leave Kuala Lumpur daily at 9am to arrive in Sydney at 7.55pm, while the MH123 daily service departs Kuala Lumpur at 10.50pm and will arrive in Sydney at 9.45am the following day.
"The introduction of this new aircraft will reinforce MAS' position in the Australasian market, giving customers the opportunity to experience the latest state-of-the-art product, coupled with our award-winning hospitality," the nationsl carrier said.
MAS operates 51 weekly flights from Australian cities to Malaysia -- Sydney and Melbourne, both 14 flights each, Perth (11 flights), Adelaide (seven flights) and Brisbane (five flights).-- Bernama