Malaysia Airlines was established during the golden era of commercial air travel. With a joint initiative of Liverpool-based Ocean Steamship Company, Straits Steamship Company and Imperial Airways, an air service was proposed to be started between Penang and Singapore. It resulted into incorporation of Malayan Airways Limited (MAL) on 12th October 1937. The airline started flying with its first commercial flight as the national airline on 2nd April, 1947. On 1963, the airline was renamed as Malaysian Airlines Limited. Later on, the company was branded as Malaysia Airlines and kept on to be the national flag carrier of Malaysia.
Malaysia Airlines operates flights from its home base, Kuala Lumpur International Airport. Its secondary hub is located in Kota Kinabalu and Kuching. It is headquartered at the Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport in Subang, Selangor, in Greater Kuala Lumpur. The airline is a member of the Oneworld airline alliance. The airline has an extensive record of services and excellent practices. By offering hassle-free flying experiences, the airline has received more than 100 awards in 10 years.
Malaysia Airlines Top Flight RoutssFrom its main hub at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Airlines operates its scheduled services to a number of domestic and international destinations around the globe. Top Routss covered by Malaysia Airlines are Mumbai to Kuala Lumpur, Delhi to Kuala Lumpur, Singapore to Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok to Kuala Lumpur. Flying to five continents, including North America, Europe, Middle East, Asia and Australia, the airline serves to 60 destinations across the world with a fleet of 109 aircrafts. The major European cities served by the airline are Paris, Frankfurt, Amsterdam, Istanbul and London. In North America, it serves to Los Angeles and in Middle East; it flies to Dubai and Jeddah. It covers various Indian cities including, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Mumbai and Kochi. Other prominent Asian cities served are Beijing, Shanghai, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Male, Kathmandu and much more. In Australia, it serves to cities like Perth, Melbourne, Sydney and more.
Passengers traveling with Malaysia Airlines are only allowed to check-in with maximum of 2 pieces of baggage on any class of travel. Passengers traveling in first class can carry 2 pieces of baggage weighing 50kg in total. Passengers traveling in business class can carry 2 pieces of baggage weighing 40kg in total and passengers traveling in economy class can carry 2 pieces of baggage weighing 30kg in total. The airline also allows carrying hand baggage to its passengers. For business and first class passengers, 2 piece of hand baggage (7 kg each) are allowed and for economy class passengers, only one baggage of 7 kg is allowed.