Malaysia Airlines outlines Australia growth plans for 2018

    Malaysia Airlines outlined (08-Jan-2018) “sustainable growth plans” for Australia in 2018, including the resumption of Brisbane service in Jun-2018. The airline will increase A330-300 frequency to Adelaide from four to five times weekly and increase Perth frequency to 12 times weekly with Boeing 737-800 equipment in Jun-2018. The carrier will also deploy A380 equipment to Melbourne and Sydney over periods of peak demand, including to Sydney over the Easter period. The Australian market is the airline’s largest outside Malaysia domestic. From Jun-2018, the carrier will operate 56 times weekly to six destinations in Australia and New Zealand. [more – original PR]