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Malaysia Airlines to Operate Airbus A380 on KL - HK Route

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[HD videos below] Malaysia Airlines will commence daily Airbus A380 service on the Kuala Lumpur - Hong Kong route effective 1 May 2013.

The 494-seater super jumbo will be replacing one of the current Boeing 737-800 double daily services on this route.

 Flight MH72 from Kuala Lumpur will now depart at 09:15 and arrive Hong Kong at 13:05, while MH73 from Hong Kong leaves at 14:45 and arrives in Kuala Lumpur at 18:25.

In conjunction with the launch the airline is offering special Economy Class fares from Kuala Lumpur to Hong Kong on the A380 from now until 20 May 2013, for travel between 1 May and 30 November 2013. Fares start from RM380 one-way and RM760 return all-inclusive.

Malaysia Airlines' A380 Economy Class comprises a total of 420 seats. 350 seats are located on the main deck and 70 on the upper deck. The forward recline seats come equipped with individual PED power supply, USB port and 10.6 inches inflight entertainment touch screen.

With the A380 replacing the Boeing 737-800, Malaysia Airlines is also introducing First Class travel on this route. The super jumbo has eight First Class seats on the main deck, which converts into a full flat bed of 87 inches in length and a width of 40 inches. Each seat boasts an individual 23-inch inflight entertainment screen with personal closet and stowage for coat, luggage, laptop and personal belongings.

The airlinesí A380 also has 66 Business Class seats on the upper deck and each comes with individual 17-inch inflight entertainment screens, the largest amongst Malaysia Airlinesí Business Class. Personal items stowage is available on each seat along with 115VAC PED power supply and USB port.

Hong Kong will be the national carrier's third A380 destination after London and Paris.

Interior Tour of Malaysia Airlines A380 - HD at Farnborough 2012.

Malaysia Airlines A380 Aerial/Flying Display @ Farnborough 2012 (Sunny) DAY III - HD.

Malaysia Airlines Airbus A380 performing in the Flight Display at Farnborough International Airshow on 9 July 2012.

See more: HD Videos from Farnborough 2012 and other HD Videos

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