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Thu, 3 Oct 2019

British Airways Signs Codeshare Agreement with Malaysia Airlines

Malaysia Airlines has signed a codeshare agreement with oneworld partner British Airways.

British Airways will add its code to 14 destinations Malaysia Airlines serves in Malaysia (Alor Setar, Kota Kinabalu, Johor Bahru, Kuching, Kuantan, Labuan, Langkawi, Miri, Penang, Sibu, Kuala Terengganu, Sandakan, Kota Bharu, Bintulu), and nine cities in Australia (Adelaide, Melbourne, Perth), Cambodia (Phnom Penh), Indonesia (Denpasar-Bali, Jakarta, Surabaya), New Zealand (Auckland) and Vietnam (Saigon).

Seats under the codeshare can now be booked for travel from 9 October 2019.

Travellers will be able to check-in through to their final destination and collect their boarding passes in advance.

Malaysia Airlines has signed a codeshare agreement with oneworld partner British Airways. Click to enlarge.

Neil Chernoff, British Airways’ Director of Networks and Alliances, said, “This codeshare with Malaysia Airlines further strengthens the destination proposition for our customers, giving them more benefits when flying to Asia and South West Pacific. Malaysia Airlines shares our commitment to excellent customer service, and we are delighted that we can introduce more of our customers to their network.”

British Airways offers daily flights from London Heathrow to Kuala Lumpur, one of the world’s largest aviation hubs and a major centre for members of the oneworld alliance.

As part of the agreement, Malaysia Airlines customers can also now book seats directly to Aberdeen, Belfast, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Manchester and Newcastle via London Heathrow on British Airways flights.

Subject to regulatory approval, Malaysia Airlines will also codeshare with British Airways on flights to Barcelona, Berlin, Copenhagen, Vienna, Brussels, Geneva, Hamburg, Lyon, Toulouse, Paris and Zurich.

Captain Izham Ismail, Malaysia Airlines’ Group Chief Executive Officer, said, “Malaysia Airlines is excited about the increased opportunities this codeshare with British Airways will bring for visitors from across the United Kingdom to explore the range of unique destinations that Malaysia has to offer. This development coincides with the launch of Visit Malaysia 2020, a landmark initiative uniting industry players behind a shared goal of welcoming 30 million tourists to Malaysia in the year 2020, making the upcoming year a particularly exciting time to visit and enjoy the country’s warm hospitality and diverse cultural attractions.”

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