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Malindo Air Announces New Direct Service to Kolkata

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Malindo Air will be introducing its new services between Kuala Lumpur International Airport and Kolkata – Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport, effective 22 October 2018, flying five times per week.

Flight OD281 from Kuala Lumpur is scheduled to depart at 9.55 p.m. and will arrive in Kolkata at 11.20 p.m. The journey takes 3 hours and 55 minutes using a narrow-body Boeing 737NG aircraft, comprising of 12 Business Class and 150/168 Economy Class seats. The returning flight from Kolkata OD282 is scheduled to depart on the following day at 12:10 a.m. and arrive in KLIA at 6:35 a.m

Chandran Rama Muthy, Chief Executive Officer of Malindo Air, said:

“The vibrant city of Kolkata is a much anticipated destination, as well as the 8th India city that we fly to. With the five-weekly flights, we hope to increase travellers’ traffic for both business and leisure between these two cities. We aspire not only to fly direct point-to-point traffic but also to carry connecting passengers beyond Kuala Lumpur to various destinations on our network ranging from ASEAN to Australia. We are optimistic about this route and we are anticipating more frequencies in the near future.”

“Our inaugural flight will start in time for India‘s year end peak travel period. Our flights serve as a premium option as we offer 25kg baggage allowance for Economy Class and 40kg for Business Class, meal on-board and spacious legroom,” he added.


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