Malaysia Airlines is to launch Airbus A380 services between Kuala Lumpur and Paris, France, from 1 March 2013.
The French capital is the second European destination after London in the national flag carrier’s long haul network to be operated by the superjumbo.
The 494-seater Airbus 380 daily services to Paris will be rolled out to replace the current 282-seat Boeing 777 operations, increasing daily seat capacity by 75% effective 1 March 2013.
Malaysia Airlines, Senior Vice President, Sales and Distribution, Duncan Bureau said, “We first started flying this route in April 1982 using the DC-10 aircraft with a transit in the Middle East. Today in 2013, almost 31 years later, we are using our latest flagship aircraft, the A380 which showcases our newest premium offering in products and services, for this non-stop service. With the A380 flying to Paris, Malaysia Airlines is proud to offer new levels of comfort, luxury and convenience to our guests.”
In conjunction with the launch of A380 operations to Paris, Malaysia Airlines is offering promotional fares until 11 February 2013, valid for travel from 1 March 2013 till 30 September 2013, with all inclusive Economy Class return airfares starting from RM2899.
A ‘Golden Ticket’ campaign during this offer period, allows economy class customers a chance to be upgraded to business class when travelling between 1 March 2013 and 30 Sept 2013. Winners of ‘Golden Tickets’ will be randomly chosen by seat number on flights between Kuala Lumpur and Paris.
Meanwhile, the all-inclusive promotional return fares for Business Class from Kuala Lumpur to Paris starts from RM11969, while return First Class fares start from RM 31465.