MAB Enrich Members Can Now Earn Double Miles for Travel to Australia

28th Jun 2016

Malaysia Airlines Bhd Frequent Flyer program Enrich members now have the opportunity to earn double miles when traveling with this airline to Australia, MAB announced on Tuesday.

Head of Enrich program and Loyalty at Malaysia Airlines Khairul Nisa Ismail said:

They (Enrich members) can take this opportunity to experience our new lie-flat Airbus 330 Business Class seat to Sydney, designed for work, play and sleep. For a truly rewarding experience, members can also earn double miles when they book on Agoda Pointsmax during this period.

She also mentioned that Enrich members can fly directly to their chosen destinations, without worrying about long layovers.

Regional General Manager at Tourism Australia for South and Southeast Asia and The Gulf Michael Newcombe added:

We hope Enrich members will take this opportunity to visit Australia during the winter season and enjoy a variety of seasonal experiences.

 Non-Enrich members can also take this opportunity and sign in to Enrich Frequent Flyer program for free and enjoy the benefits that this loyalty program offers, including doubling their miles on flights to Australia with Malaysia Airlines.

MAB CEO to Join Emirates?

Reports are linking the outgoing Malaysia Airlines Chief Executive Officer Christoph Mueller with Emirates Airways.

According to several sources, Mueller will join Emirates to take the position of the chief transformation officer there and lead its digitization strategy. This will put him in a slightly different scenario than what he is used to, as he won’t have any fires to put out at Emirates. Mueller has built his reputation on successful crisis management, first at Aer Lingus and then at Malaysia Airlines.

MAB CEO will leave the company after helping the carrier turn its first monthly profit in years this February. Mueller accomplished this thanks to a series of layoffs and retiring old aircraft, but a big part of the success came from the partnership with the Dubai-based airline.

Mueller has joined Malaysia Airlines in 2014, with the main task to rebuild the airline’s reputation following the plane disasters that the company suffered that year – namely the disappearance of flight MH370 (Kuala Lumpur-Beijing) and the shooting down of MH17 over Ukraine.

He will leave MAB in September due to personal reasons.

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