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PUBLISHED: Mar 15, 2017 5:07pm

Malaysia Airlines offers discounts up to 45% for Matta Fair


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KUALA LUMPUR, 15 March 2017:

Malaysia Airlines Bhd will offer discounts of up to 45% for the business and economy classes at this year’s Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (Matta) fair.

In a statement today, chief commercial officer Arved von zur Muehlen said for customers’ convenience, deals would be made available a day before the two-day fair starting this Friday. March 17.

At the Malaysia Airlines booth, located at Sunway Putra Mall’s main concourse area, he said free tickets and auction tickets are up for grabs with destination from Perth to London.

“The economy class deals start as low as RM299 between Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok and RM1,099 from here to Narita, Japan, while business class is available from RM999 to RM2,399, from KL to Saigon (Vietnam) and Mumbai (India).

“Customers can also enjoy domestic all-in one way fares from RM99.”

The Matta Fair offer travel period will be from March 26 until Aug 20.

Separately, the immigration service at the KL International Airport (KLIA) has been adjudged the best airport immigration service in the world.

The Skytrax World Airport Awards awarded the honour to KLIA at the Amsterdam Passenger Terminal Expo in the Netherlands yesterday.

Malaysian director-general of immigration Datuk Seri Mustafar Ali said the victory reflected the high level of service offered by staff of the department at KLIA in keeping with the ‘Friendly Professional Integrity’ slogan applied by the department in providing its service.

“Feedback shows that it is not only in terms of overall service efficiency but also quality and courtesy of the staff on duty with emphasis on sovereignty, security and well-being of the country, besides the cooperation of various quarters, including Malaysia Airports Berhad (MAHB) and airline operators.”

According to Skytrax, the World Airport Awards are the most prestigious accolades for the airport industry voted by customers in the largest, annual global airport customer satisfaction survey.

The 2017 Awards are based on 13.82 million airport survey questionnaires completed by 105 different nationalities of airline customers during the survey period.

The survey operated from July 2016 to February 2017, covering 550 airports worldwide and evaluating traveller experiences across different airport service and product key performance indicators – from check-in, arrivals, transfers, shopping, security and immigration through to departure at the gate.

The World Airport Awards are a global benchmark of airport excellence, and widely known as the Passengers Choice Awards.



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