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Malaysia Airlines adds a tenth flight to Delhi


New Delhi : Malaysia Airlines Thursday announced it will start yet another flight on the Delhi-Kuala Lumpur route as New Delhi was a “very important business gateway’ for the flagship carrier.

With the addition of the new flight, Malaysia Airlines will now operate 10 weekly flights to Kuala Lumpur from the Indian capital, and its seat capacity from Delhi has increased to 2,900 per week.

The airline will now operate 32 weekly flights from its five gateways in India – New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore and Hyderabad.

Commenting on the company’s expansion, Malaysia Airlines marketing manager-South Asia Devinder Bindra said New Delhi was strategically a “very important business gateway” for the carrier.

“With this flight addition, our overall flight capacity has increased 11 percent. This year we have already enhanced flights from Bangalore also,” Bindra said.