Malaysia Airlines Berhad (MAB) is pleased to announce the return of scheduled services to Brisbane (BNE) effective Wednesday 06 June 2018. The services from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) will initially be operated four times weekly using Airbus A330-300s, with a view toward daily services once demand has been established.
BNE schedule is noted below:
Flight / O&D Schedule / Days of week Equipment
MH135 – KUL/BNE 0950/1955 – Mon/Wed/Thus/Sat Airbus A330-300 (333)
MH134 – BNE/KUL 2320/0550+1 – Mon/Wed/Thus/Sat Airbus A330-300 (333)
The new Brisbane services will be available for sale in the GDS and at malaysiaairlines.com from today.
The Brisbane schedule is designed to provide seamless connectivity across Malaysia Airlines extensive Domestic Malaysia network, ASEAN, SASC, China and our flagship double daily London services.
Connectivity to/from regional Queensland is available via our oneworld partner – Qantas.
Malaysia Airlines Regional Manager Australia & New Zealand, Gabrielle Vicari said “We would like to thank the QLD Government, Brisbane Airport, Tourism QLD and Tourism Australia for their support in making our return to beautiful Brisbane a reality. We are immensely excited to again connect the people of Brisbane and Queensland with our developing global network”.
Our Airbus A330-300s are configured with 27 business class seats that recline to offer fully flat beds, while economy class features 261 seats with 31’ pitch. Our A330-300s also features two rows of ‘extra legroom’ economy (rows 9/10) with 36’ pitch. These seats are available for our Enrich Platinum/oneworld Emerald FFs as part of their standard seat selection. All other passengers can pre-purchase these seats via their agent or at malaysiaairlines.com.
The resumption of services into the Queensland capital forms part of Malaysia Airlines 2018 sustainable growth plans for Australia & New Zealand. As well as returning to Brisbane, Malaysia Airlines is increasing our A330-300 frequencies to Adelaide from four to five weekly while increasing Perth from seven to 12 weekly B737-800 services. All network changes will be implemented from June 2018.
Furthermore, Malaysia Airlines plans to deploy Airbus A380s into Sydney and Melbourne over periods of peak demand, with the first of these up-gauges planned to occur over Easter to Sydney.
Malaysia Airlines Regional Manager Australia & New Zealand, Gabrielle Vicari said “this growth reflect our commitment to the wider Australian market, our largest outside of domestic Malaysia. And with four A350- 900s and six A330-200s due to enter the fleet over the next six months, further growth remains possible”.
With the June frequency increases, Malaysia Airlines will provide 56 weekly flights from six destinations across Australia and New Zealand to Malaysia including; Double daily services from Sydney and Melbourne, daily from Auckland, 11 weekly from Perth, five weekly from Adelaide and four weekly from Brisbane to Kuala Lumpur plus our weekly services to Kota Kinabalu