Malaysia Airlines formerly known as Malaysian Airlines is the flag carrier of Malaysia and a member of OneWorld Airline Alliance. Malaysia Airlines was founded in 1947 and is headquartered at Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Sepang, Malaysia. The airline has main hubs at Kuala Lumpur International Airport and Secondary hubs at Kota Kinabalu International Airport, Kuching International Airport and Penang International Airport.
Malaysia Airlines flies 55 destinations across Southeast Asia, North and South Asia, the Middle East, Australia and Europe. Some of the major destinations of Malaysia Airlines include Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney, Beijing, Cairo, Paris, Hong Kong, Delhi, Tokyo, Kuwait City, etc.
Malaysia Airlines limits the baggage allowance with 2 bags of total 50 kg for first class, 2 bags of total 40 kg for business class and 2 bags of total 30 kg for economy class with maximum dimensions not exceeding 158 cm in each class. Excessive baggage is allowed with some standard charges that vary from the boarding Airport to destinations airport. MYR 108 would be charged per 3 kg of excess weight for flights Malaysia to India.
The Fleet size of Malaysia Airlines is 77. Aircraft in the fleet include Airbus A330-300, Airbus A330-900NEO, Airbus A350-900, Airbus A380-800, Boeing 737-800 and Boeing 737 MAX.
Malaysia Airlines serves with high-quality meals to the passengers in-flight. The meals include the Malaysian favorites as well as light and healthy foods. Malaysia Airlines offers up to 20 special meals like religious meals, medical and dietary meals. Enrich is the Malaysian Airlines frequent flyer program which serves the members with lots of preferential advantages and privileges like free miles, vouchers and discount on car rentals and lounges along with benefits from tie-up partners of Malaysia Airlines.
The Seat Map of Malaysia Airlines allows the passengers to choose their favorite spots while traveling to ensure comfort for only a nominal fee. The passengers can select their preferred seats (including extra legroom, window seats, etc) 48 hours prior to departure with web check-in.
Malaysia Airlines serves multiple check-in ways including web check-in, mobile check-in, kiosk check-in, check-in over the phone as well as check-in over the counter. Check-in at the counter closes 60 minutes prior to departure for domestic and international flights for international airports and closes 45 minutes prior to departure for the domestic flight at domestic airports.
For international flights, you need to carry your passport, Visa and medical certificate if required. Hand baggage and weight should be according to the flight rules which you will travel. The items, for example, knife, lighter, matchbox, and chemicals, etc. are not permitted to carry for security reasons according to Dangerous Goods Regulations Act (DGR). Check-in should be done least 3hrs. preceding the flight time.