Malindo Air opens online booking as the new budget airline in Malaysia is set to take off this 22nd March 2013 after getting its air operator certificate (AOC) from the Civil Aviation Department in February. Malindo Air has also launched its first promotion to Kuching and Kota Kinabalu from KLIA. The tag line “Not Just Low Cost”, promises super low fares to both cities in the island of Borneo.
Malindo tickets are going from as low as RM38 (US$12) and you can now fly from KLIA to Kuching Airport 4x daily. For those who plan to visit Kota Kinabalu in Sabah, you can enjoy low fares of RM68 from KLIA one way. For Business Class tickets to Kuching and Kota Kinabalu, prices are from RM388 and RM588 respectively one way.
Malindo Air will also be the first in Malaysia to operate using the new Boeing 737-900ER planes with a seating capacity of 180. The new Boeing planes can also service sectors within a five and a half hour range. The Hybrid Airline Approach, which offers low air fares with passengers having the choice to choose for additional comfort services at a surcharge is also one of the new concepts that is being offered by the new budget airline.
Malindo Air Website
Free Luggage Check In for Malindo Passangers
Malindo Air is also offering a Free 15kg baggage check in for its economy passengers while business class passengers will get a free 30kg baggage check in. This is one of the perks for those who are booking with the new budget airline.
Book Malindo Air Tickets
Guests can soon book KL-Kuching and KL-KK Tickets from the official website of Malindo Air but please note that they are still undergoing final fixes which are mentioned on the main site. You can however register an account there for now.
Passengers depart from KLIA (Kuala Lumpur International Airport) instead of LCCT. You get to use the aerobridge instead of walking on the tarmac.When KLIA2 Opens, Malindo Air should also be moving their services there.
Malindo is a joint venture between Malaysia's National Aerospace Defence Industries (Nadi) Sdn Bhd and Indonesia's largest domestic carrier Lion Air parent PT Lion Group. They are rumored to take on budget air giants AirAsia in the market share of Southeast Asia in the coming years. To start the massive campaign, the media has caught light of the news that Malindo Air opens online booking.