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Malaysia Airlines and Jet Airways expand codeshare agreement


KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Airlines and Jet Airways have announced a codeshare agreement expansion, offering guests a bigger selection of destinatio­ns.

The pact covers new routes with departures from Mumbai and Hyderabad to cities in India as well as other Asian destinatio­ns, including Hong Kong, Bangkok and Singapore.

Malaysia Airlines codeshare on Jet Airways services are Hyderabad-Bangalore, Mumbai-Ahmedabad, Mumbai-Aurangabad, Mumbai-Bangalore, Mumbai-Chennai, Mumbai-Delhi, Mumbai-Goa, Mumbai-Hyderabad, Mumbai-Jaipur, MumbaiKoch­i and Mumbai-Kolkata.

Jet Airways codeshare on Malaysia Airlines services are Kuala Lumpur-Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur-Hong Kong and Kuala Lumpur-Singapore.

Malaysia Airlines said the agreement was an extension of their existing codeshare on the previous routes from Kuala Lumpur to Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Delhi, and Chennai.

“We are delighted to announce the codeshare expansion with Jet Airways to broaden our global reach into India, the third-largest market in the aviation industry,” said Malaysia Airlines chief revenue officer Ignatius Ong.

“Together with Jet Airways, we will be offering seamless connectivi­ty to fastgrowin­g cities in India, including Aurangabad, Dabolim (Goa), Ahmedabad, Kochi and Kolkata.

“This codeshare deal serves as an important element towards Malaysia Airlines’ propositio­n of being the preferred way to fly to, from and around Malaysia,”

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