The Jakarta Post
A Malindo Air Boeing 737-800 at Penang International Airport on Penang Island. (Shutterstock/MrNovel)
Malaysian-based airline Malindo Air is set to open a new international route from Kuala Lumpur to Sydney via Bali starting Aug. 14.
The new service will be available every day, departing from Kuala Lumpur International Airport at 8:15 p.m. local time and arriving in Ngurah Rai International Airport in Bali at 9:35 p.m. After transiting for an hour, the OD-171 flight is scheduled to depart from Bali at 10:35 p.m. and land at Sydney International Airport at 6:40 a.m..
Meanwhile, the return flight OD-172 will depart from Sydney at 12 a.m., arrive in Bali at 4:50 p.m., leave Bali at 6 p.m. and land in Kuala Lumpur at 9:10 p.m.
"Sydney is our fifth destination city in Australia after Perth, Brisbane, Melbourne and Adelaide. We are confident this new service will attract business travelers and tourists," said Malindo Air CEO Chandra Rama Muthy in a statement.
The flight will utilize Boeing 737-900ER that can accommodate 12 business and 168 economy class seats.
The carrier has one-way promotional offers starting from RM799 (US$193.10) for economy class and RM2,899 for business class tickets. (nic/kes)