Malaysia Airlines is one of Asia’s largest airlines with more than 40,000 passengers per day. Low-cost flights are centered in South and Southeast Asia, Central Asia and Australia. The airline is the national flag carrier of Malaysia and was established in 1947 in Kuala Lumpur. Kuala Lumpur International Airport is used as a hub. Kota Kinabalu International Airport, Kuching International Airport and Penang International Airport are secondary hubs.
Firefly and MASwings are subsidiaries of Malaysia Airlines.
Cities where airlines fly on domestic routes; Bintulu, Johor Bahru, Kota Bharu, Kota Kinabalu, Kuala Terengganu, Kuantan, Kuching, Labuan, Langkawi, Miri, Penang, Sandakan, Sibu and Tawau.
Countries where the airline has flights abroad. Australia, Bangladesh, Brunei, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Myanmar, Nepal, New Zealand, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom and Vietnam
The airline has a codeshare agreement with the following airlines.
|Air Mauritius||Firefly||Royal Brunei Airlines|
|American Airlines||Garuda Indonesia||Royal Jordanian|
|Bangkok Airways||Japan Airlines||SilkAir|
|Cathay Dragon||Jet Airways||Singapore Airlines|
|Cathay Pacific||KLM||SriLankan Airlines|
|China Airlines||Korean Air||Thai Airways|
|Emirates||Myanmar Airways International||Uzbekistan Airways|
|Ethiopian Airlines||Oman Air||Xiamen Airlines|
|Etihad Airways||Philippine Airlines|
Malaysia Airlines offers its online check-in directly on the company’s website
Check-in start time
Starting from 48 hours before the flight and continues until 90 minutes prior the scheduled flight.
Click the button below to check in online.
To check in at the airport, check the closing times of the check-in counter on the Malaysia Airlines website. If you are not at the airport in time, you will not be able to board the plane and you will lose all your rights on the purchased flight ticket.
In Economy Class, each passenger can take a piece of luggage up to seven kilograms. In the other two classes, Business and First, there are two hand luggage pieces with the same weight limit. The maximum dimensions for each hand luggage piece are 56 cm x 36 cm x 23 cm.
Your baggage allowance varies depending on your flight class. Enrich members also have extra baggage allowance. There are no baggage restrictions on Enrich members.
Enrich Platinum – 100% extra baggage allowance per travel class
Enrich Gold – 50% extra baggage allowance per travel class
Enrich Silver – 5 kg extra baggage per travel class
You can find your general baggage on the table below.
|Cabin||Total Combined Weight / Maximum Dimension|
|First Class||50 kg / 158 cm|
|Business Class||40 kg / 158 cm|
|Economy Class||30 kg / 158 cm|
|Passenger travelling with infants|
With regard to the other luggage, it should be noted that in principle music instruments can be carried as luggage, but only up to a certain size also as hand luggage. If they do not reach the top of the luggage in terms of weight, they can be given free of charge, or they can be boarded on board the security checks and boarding. The same applies to sports equipment of all kinds, such as golf equipment and ski equipment. For valuables such as art paintings, which are also allowed on board, if they do not exceed certain dimensions, an extra seat must be purchased.
To make a comfortable trip with Malaysia Airlines, you must choose the right seat. In general, if you want to travel in a good seat, you should choose your seat in advance and disregard some extra fees if necessary.
Because of the airlines who want to reduce the cost of flying more passengers, knee distance is very important especially on long haul flights. The front seats and emergency exit seats are the seats with the highest knee distance. It is generally sold for a fee.
The bonus program of the airline Malaysia Airlines can be found under the name Enrich and offers many advantages. There are four status levels that begin with the blue status that has already been reached with the login. From 25,000 miles or 30 flight segments a year the passengers get the Silver status. The benefits of the Silver Status include, for example, lounge access, 25% additional miles, preferred check-in, and a higher clearance limit. The gold status is reached with 50,000 miles. This increases the free baggage limit as well as the luggage is transported preferentially.
Platinum status of Enrich
Passengers who fly 100,000 miles with Malaysia Airlines or one of the partner airlines within one calendar year are given the Platinum status. With this status, the flight miles no longer expire. Platinum-rated passengers will enjoy personalized service at Kuala Lumpur Airport. You can also benefit from other partnerships, such as car rental companies, hotel chains, etc. The earned miles can be exchanged through the Enrich bonus program for bonuses and upgrades of all kinds, thus offering interesting advantages for the frequent flyers.
Detailed information about airline’s paid and free catering services will be updated on this page soon.
Especially in long distances, Malaysia Airlines offers in-flight entertainment, so you can enjoy your flight without getting bored.
The airline offers you movies, music, TV shows and more entertainment options that will allow you to travel without getting bored.
Who wants to leave your best friend at home? On this page you will find the rules of traveling with your pet during your flight with Malaysia Airlines.
Please be sure to check with the airline before you travel, as the rules for transporting pets vary according to the airline.
The lounges are indispensable especially for business class passengers. What facilities does it offer? Here you will find detailed information about Malaysia Airlines lounges for a comfortable start to your trip.