Malaysia Airlines signs MoU with IndiGo to boost connectivity

Codeshare to leverage networks to maximise travel opportunities
2024-04-03
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/ New Delhi
Malaysia Airlines signs MoU with IndiGo to boost connectivity
Malaysia Airlines signs MoU with IndiGo to boost connectivity

Malaysia Airlines currently operates 71 weekly flights to nine key hubs in India

Malaysia Airlines has signed a codeshare partnership with low-cost Indian carrier IndiGo to boost connectivity for travellers by leveraging their respective networks.
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Malaysian flag carrier Malaysia Airlines and India’s largest airline IndiGo have announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a codeshare partnership and mutual cooperation agreement. 

In a press statement, the Malaysian carrier says that the agreement will enable both carriers to provide customers with more options and flexibility for seamless travels between Malaysia and India. 

The statement adds that through this cooperation, Malaysia Airlines will be able to strengthen its connectivity into India as the marketing carrier on IndiGo operated flights, while IndiGo customers get to explore more Southeast Asia destinations through Malaysia Airlines’ extensive network. 

This reciprocal arrangement will allow both carriers to provide seamless connections to their customers, besides enabling them to enjoy an integrated travel itinerary among other facilities.

Izham Ismail

Izham Ismail

“With India being our largest international market, we are delighted to enter this MoU with IndiGo to further widen our reach beyond the nine hubs we currently operate within India. This collaboration underscores our ongoing commitment to providing diverse travel options and flexibility to this growing aviation market, with a primary focus on enhancing the customer journey. We look forward to fostering cultural exchange and making travel more accessible for both Malaysia Airlines and IndiGo passengers as we extend our inimitable Malaysian Hospitality to ensure a warm and welcoming experience for all our guests,” says Captain Izham Ismail, Group Managing Director of Malaysia Aviation Group.

Pieter Elbers

Pieter Elbers

“We are pleased to announce our proposed codeshare agreement with Malaysia Airlines, the national carrier of Malaysia. This partnership will not only offer seamless travel experience between India and Malaysia, but also enhance international trade opportunities by improving accessibility. This codeshare is in line with our vision to provide access to an unparalleled network, while delivering on our promise of providing on-time, affordable, courteous, and hassle-free travel experiences,’’ says Pieter Elbers, Chief Executive Officer, IndiGo.

The statement adds that Malaysia Airlines currently operates 71 weekly flights to nine key hubs in India, including New Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kochi, Ahmedabad, Amritsar and Trivandrum.

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