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Malaysia Airlines baggage allowance 2012. An update

August 30th, 2012

Wondering how much luggage is allowed on Malaysia Airlines? Get answer to this and other related questions here.

Firstly, we’ll have a look at the hand baggage restrictions.

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Malaysia Airlines: baggage allowance

November 24th, 2011

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 Glad you read our blog, travellers. In today’s instalment of our series looking into the baggage allowance of low-cost airlines as well as traditional carriers, we present the baggage policy of the flag carrier of Malaysia – the highly respected Malaysia Airlines.

Carry-on baggage

The allowed amount of hand baggage for economy class passengers is 1 item measuring up to 56 cm/22 inches (L), 36 cm/14 inches (H), and 23 cm/9 inches (W). The maximum total size is 115 cm/45 inches.

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Malaysia Airlines check-in

August 31st, 2011


It today’s post from our series explaining how to check in when flying with various low-cost airlines and traditional carriers, we are going to look into how to check-in online when travelling with the frequently awarded Malaysian flag carrier – Malaysia Airlines.

Malaysia Airlines online check-in

Malaysia Airlines web check-in option is a real timesaver. When checking in online, you can choose where you are going to seat and print your boarding card. You can check-in groups of up to 9 travellers.

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Two Malaysian airlines to launch flights to Nepal

October 21st, 2010

Two Malaysian carriers – Malaysia Airlines and AirAsia – announced the opening of scheduled flights to Kathmandu Airport from December or early January.

Malaysian Airlines is the national carrier of Malaysia and AirAsia is known as a low cost carrier which recently surpassed the magical number of 100,000,000 passengers.

“More than 7,000 Malaysian tourists visit Nepal every year and the number is expected to double after the two airlines start flying to Nepal.

According to hotel entrepreneurs, Nepal will do well by focusing on regional market as the country does not have direct flights from Europe and the USA.

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Attention! Malaysia Airlines alters its hand baggage policy

September 30th, 2010

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We would like to bring to your the attention that the Kuala Lumpur based carrier Malaysia Airlines implement some changes to their hand baggage policy which will be effective as of October 1, 2010.

First and foremost, your hand baggage must fit under the seat in front of you or in the overhead compartments and each piece must not exceed the following dimensions: 56cm, 36cm and 23cm (circa 115 cm all together) whereas the maximum weight is 5 kg.
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Lunch savings a la Malaysian

July 21st, 2010

Today’s highlight is the following question – how to save on your lunch? The natural answer seems to be – by dropping it. Is that your best shot? Well let us suggest something different. We suggest you reschedule your day a bit tomorrow so that between 12.30pm and 3.30pm on July, 22 you sit in front of your PC-screen ready to action. Within these hours you can buy discounted flights to 7 attractive destinations by applying coupon code on the website of Malaysia Airlines. The code goes as follows: NASIGORENG. Among the destinations are Medan, Phuket or Delhi. The port of departure is Kuala Lumpur. As for the fares, they start at MYR 169.

Of course, you may as well multiply your savings by applying both the code and dropping the lunch but we leave the latter for you to decide. With lunch or without it, we can only say – yummy!

If you would like to learn more, drop in to the carrier’s website.

Other than that, we suggest you try searching for cheap flights from  Singapore to Denpasar or Kuala Lumpur to Phuket.

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Malaysia Airlines come up with reasonable airfares

June 9th, 2010

Whether you are about to set out on a business trip to Bangalore or get the flavour of the cosmopolitan Delhi you will be interested to learn that Malaysia Airlines offer reasonable flights to fifteen destinations in South Asia such as Colombo, Bangkok or Manila to name just a few.

The low fares start at MYR 209 and are inclusive of taxes. One can purchase tickets by June 13, 2010. The travel period is limited to July 7, 2010 – January 31, 2011. For more details please continue to

Travelling from the Philippines? Browse airfare deals from Manila to Abu Dhabi!

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Malaysia Airlines: bargain flights from MYR 123 all-in

February 22nd, 2010

Malaysia Airlines offers bargain flights to selected destinations. Discounted airline tickets can be booked until March 7, 2010. Prices are available from MYR 123 one way all including. Fares are not applicable during peak periods, demand flights and subject to seat availability.

Travel dates may vary by destination and are available from March 24, 2010 until January 14, 2011. Malaysia Airlines operates short, medium, long-haul and also transatlantic flights mainly from Kuala Lumpur International Airport to many destinations all over the world. More at

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Emirates ranks highest in International Airline Web Study

November 13th, 2009

This year the User Experience Alliance (UXalliance), a global network of leading user research firms, celebrated World Usability Day by unveiling the preliminary findings of the first “Global-Local Monitor” conducted on airline Web sites.

The Global-Local Monitor assesses how well a site is localized or adapted to local language and culture. Localization is based on factors such as the proper use of local languages, character sets, weights and measures, currencies, dates and times, and culturally sensitive imagery.

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Malaysia Airlines offers new baggage policy for students

September 10th, 2009

Malaysia Airlines announced new baggage policy for students. Students can now get extra 10 kg allowance if they have GRADS card system-wide. This offer does not apply for ISIC cards.

GRADS cards offers students enjoy special airfare deals, great holiday packages and use your GRADS card at a number of partner merchant outlets. GRADS cards are open to students aged 12 years and above, and attending a government recognised and accredited school or institution of higher learning in Malaysia or abroad. Applicants must be full-time students with at least 6 months of study left at the time of application. The fee for GRADS cards is RM 25 per year.

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