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Mon, 21 Oct 2019

Malaysia Airlines to Increase Beijing Flights

Malaysia Airlines has unveiled plans to increase flights between Kuala Lumpur and Beijing from seven to ten flights per week, beginning 1 January 2020.

The decision follows the airline’s relocation of operations to Beijing Daxing International Airport (PKX) from Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK).

From 1 January 2020, MH318 will depart daily with additional frequencies on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays from Kuala Lumpur.

Malaysia Airlines has unveiled plans to increase flights between Kuala Lumpur and Beijing from seven to ten flights per week, beginning 1 January 2020. Click to enlarge.

The daily service will depart Kuala Lumpur at 00:40 and arrive in Beijing Daxing at 07:00 the same day. MH319, the daily return service, will depart from Beijing Daxing at 09:30 and arrive in Kuala Lumpur at 16:00 the same day.

The additional frequency, MH364, is scheduled to depart from Kuala Lumpur at 14:30 and arrive in Beijing Daxing at 20:50 the same day. The return service MH365 is timed to depart from Beijing Daxing at 21:55 and arrive in Kuala Lumpur at 04:25 the following day.

Izham Ismail, Malaysia Airlines Group Chief Executive Officer, said, “The opening of this new gateway gives Malaysia Airlines the opportunity to begin a new chapter in the long history it has with Beijing. While we had great success with operating the route from Beijing Capital International Airport, moving to the new, ground-breaking Daxing airport will provide us the opportunity to expand and grow further into Beijing in the future. It will enhance the travel experience and comfort levels of our passengers with the airport’s state-of-the-art facilities, and will facilitate better connectivity with our other airline partners.”

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