Malaysia Airlines Trims Again Its Network

Malaysia Airlines Trims Again Its Network

Prior to unveil its new structure and its new name, Malaysia national carrier Malaysia AIrlines continues to reduce its capacities across its network.

Last May, the carrier already closed routes friom Kuala Lumpur to Kunming, Krabi, Cochin and Frankfurt. It just announced to replace the Airbus A380 by a Boeing 777-200 on its Kuala Lumpur-Paris CDG from August 1st, reducing daily capacity by 200 seats.

It will also stop flying to Brisbane in Australia (August 9, 2015) and to Male in the Maldives (from August 25, 2015). Reduction in frequencies will be set to Guangzhou, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong, Manila, Perth, Siem Reap, Taipei and Yangon. They will take place by the middle of August.

The ‘new’ Malaysia Airlines is expected to operate under a new brand and livery and a reduced schedule for IATA winter season 2015/2016.