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Closing in on its seventy-fifth birthday, Malaysia Airlines is one of Asia's most high-profile airlines. Nowadays, Kuala Lumpur-based Malaysia Airlines' 99 aircraft fly 116 routes to 76 destinations in 22 countries. In addition to a comprehensive domestic and regional network, Malaysia Airlines has a presence throughout Asia, Oceania, the Middle East, and Europe. (Featured image: Getty Images)

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Malaysia Airlines is keen to upgrade its A330s. Photo: Getty Images
Airline Type:
Full Service Carrier
Year Founded:
May 1st, 1947
Izham Ismail
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Flagship Route: How Malaysia Airlines’ Airbus A350s Meet Demand Between London & Kuala Lumpur

Simple Flying spoke with the carrier's management about its aircraft and network.

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Malaysia Airlines Reveals What To Expect Its New Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft

Simple Flying spoke with the airline about its MAX deliveries.

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Malaysia Airlines Passenger Charged With Fake Bomb Threat

As a result, 32 domestic flights from Sydney were cancelled.

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Police Respond At Sydney Airport Following Malaysia Airlines Emergency

The flight had departed to Kuala Lumpur when the incident occurred, forcing a return to Sydney Airport

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MH370: Debris From Missing Boeing 777-200ER Confirmed In New Report

A scrap once dismissed as marine debris may have been part of MH370.

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Malaysia Airlines Is Preparing To Welcome Its 1st Boeing 737 MAX

The new fleet addition is scheduled to be delivered next month.

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India Is Now Malaysia Airlines’ Top Market

The carrier has been steadily increasing operations in India.

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First Boeing 737 MAX For Malaysia Airlines Is Fresh Out Of The Paint Shop

After initially ordering the 737 MAX 8 in 2016, the first aircraft rolled out of the Boeing paint shop on the weekend.

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Malaysia Airlines Latest To Offer Free WiFi Onboard, But With A Catch

The carrier joins the growing trend for airlines to offer free onboard connectivity to passengers.

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Australia Slaps Travel Bans & Sanctions On Flight MH17 Convicts

The downing of MH17 sadly killed 38 Australians.

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Malaysia Airlines Eyes British Airways Business Seat For New Airbus A330neos

It has been 10 months since the carrier signed its initial Memorandum of Understanding for the A330neo.

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​​Did You Know: Malaysia Airlines Used To Fly The McDonnell Douglas MD-11

Malaysia Airlines' fleet has undergone a significant transformation over time.

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Malaysia Airlines Eyeing 100% Pre-COVID Capacity To India By Year End

The airline is hoping to capitalize on India's economic growth prospects.

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Predecessor To Today's Giants: The Story Of Malayan Airways

Malayan Airways separated to become Malaysia Airlines and Singapore Airlines.

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Inside Malaysia Airlines' Summer 2023 India Schedule

The carrier is the best recovered of all airlines between Malaysia and India.

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Malaysia Aviation Group Files Injunction To Stop AirAsia Selling Malaysia Airlines Tickets

The group wants to stop AirAsia from selling its tickets via its Super App.

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Huge Turnaround: Malaysia Airlines Goes From $173 Million Loss To $125 Million Profit

It was one of the best-ever quarter performances posted in the past two decades.

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Flight Review: Malaysia Airlines A350 Business Class London-Kuala Lumpur

An excellent experience from start to finish.

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Series Summary - Netflix's MH370: The Plane That Disappeared

The mini-series has divided opinions among the aviation community.

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Nine Years On: What's The Latest Regarding The Disappearance Of Malaysian Airlines Flight 370?

239 passengers and crew were aboard flight MH370 when it disappeared off the radar screens, never to be seen again.