Malaysia Airlines to fly to Krabi, Thailand starting Feb. 3

KUALA LUMPUR — Malaysia Airlines will be offering four times weekly service between Kuala Lumpur and Krabi, Thailand, effective Feb. 3.

MH770 will depart Kuala Lumpur at 2.55 p.m. and will arrive Krabi at 3.40 p.m. The return flight MH771 will depart Krabi at 5.20 p.m. and will arrive Kuala Lumpur at 8.05 p.m.

The route will be operated by the B737-800 aircraft with scheduled flights on Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

According to Group Chief Executive Officer Ahmad Jauhari Yahya, “Krabi is a popular holiday spot therefore we are pleased to offer our guests the opportunity to visit Krabi via Malaysia Airlines.”

Krabi, on the Andaman Sea, is abundant with picturesque landscapes, limestone cliffs, beaches, waterfalls, inland and sea caves and a riveting underwater world. Krabi is home to several National Parks with over 130 surrounding islands such as Koh Phi Phi and Koh Lanta.

“This four times weekly flights from Kuala Lumpur to Krabi is complemented by another 35 weekly flights to Bangkok and 21 weekly flights to Phuket, bringing it to a total of 60 weekly flights between Malaysia and Thailand. This is a very encouraging development for Malaysia Airlines especially with Visit Malaysia Year 2014,” said Ahmad Jauhari.

Malaysia Airlines currently flies direct to over 60 destinations worldwide and a further 800 destinations in more than 150 countries via its oneworld partners.

Malaysia Airlines is represented in Canada by Discover the World.

For further information, call 905-361-0844, 1-800-648-7014 or e-mail: malaysiaairlines@discovertheworld.ca.