Malaysia Airlines began twice-weekly direct flights between Kuala Lumpur (KUL) and Yogyakarta (YIA) on Wednesday (Nov 2). The carrier said in a statement on Thursday that the new service represents another milestone in the airline’s network growth strategy, expanding the airline’s existing network within Indonesia to six cities, including Jakarta, Denpasar, Surabaya, Medan, and Pekanbaru.
Malaysia Airlines announced a twice-weekly direct service on Wednesdays and Sundays, departing KUL on MH857 at 5.40pm and returning to KUL on MH856 at 8.30pm. The flights will be flown by a B737-800 aircraft with 160 seats, including 16 in business class and 144 in economy class. Return tickets from Kuala Lumpur to Yogyakarta on Malaysia Airlines start at RM1,255.
Customers who buy the Economy Lite rate will receive 7kg of free cabin luggage, complimentary snacks/meals and beverages, in-flight entertainment, and Enrich Points for each trip booked. Customers can choose the Economy Flex rate to enjoy substantial travel benefits such as unlimited date changes, refunds, Go Show flexibility, priority check-in, boarding, and a 35kg check-in baggage allowance, all without incurring additional fees.