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Malaysia Airlines to Reopen KLIA Golden Lounge, Increases Frequencies on International Routes

Malaysia Airlines will reopen their Golden Lounge at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) on April 1st. The airline is also increasing frequencies on numerous international routes, including their flagship Kuala Lumpur-London service.

Malaysia Airlines to Reopen their KLIA Golden Lounge on April 1st, 2022 - Courtesy Malaysia Airlines

On Tuesday (March 22, 2022), Malaysia Airlines announced that they will reopen their Golden Lounge in the Satellite building at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) on April 1st, 2022. The airline will also increase frequencies on numerous international routes to the UK, India, Thailand and Australia. Starting March 27, 2022, the carrier will increase service on their flagship Kuala Lumpur-London route to 11 times weekly, increasing to double daily flights from July 1st, 2022. On the same day, Malaysia Airlines will also resume scheduled service to India with flights to New Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai, Chennai and Hyderabad, after a suspension of nearly 24 months due to the global COVID-19 pandemic.

From April 1st, 2022, the carrier will also increase capacity to Bangkok from seven to 14 times weekly, and to Phuket from one to three weekly flights. Malaysia Airlines has also started service to Bali, with one weekly flight offered since March 11, 2022. Fully-vaccinated travelers to Singapore can continue to enjoy the Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) scheme from Kuala Lumpur and Penang, providing quarantine-free access. Additionally, recently resumed flights to Australia will be expanded with service to Sydney increasing from five to seven times weekly, and service to Perth increasing from two weekly to five weekly flights.

With the reopening of the KLIA Golden Lounge, guests can expect the reintroduction of buffet-style service with a range of local and western delicacies prior to their flight. All Malaysia Airlines’ lounges follow stringent health and safety measures including mandatory masks and disposable gloves at the buffet area and regular sanitization of common areas. The carrier has also received a 7-star rating for their extensive COVID-19 health and safety measures from Airline Ratings and is also a Travel Safe Alliance Malaysia (TSAM) member.

Source: Malaysia Airlines


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