MAB Partners with, Faces New Lawsuit

27th Feb 2016

Malaysia Airlines Berhad (MAB) has partnered with the world’s leading provider of online booking accommodations, According to the national flag carrier, this deal will guarantee best prices, free cancellation for most properties, as well as pay on check-out options.

Head of marketing for Malaysia Airlines Charles McKee said about the partnership:

We are delighted to enter into this strategic partnership with one of the world’s leading online travel brands,’s wide range of accommodation options will enable Malaysia Airline’s customers to customize their holidays, specific to individual needs, for both international and domestic travel.

Director of strategic partnerships APAC at David Peller said:

At, it’s our passion to connect both business and leisure travellers with the world’s best accommodation options, whatever their budget or preferred accommodation type is. By partnering with Malaysia Airlines, we are able to provide their customers with a massive selection of accommodations, from apartments, 5-star hotels, B&Bs, villas, hostels and more, no matter where their destination or what their travel purpose.

In addition to all of this, members of the MAB’s loyalty program Enrich will get 250 Enrich Miles if they make a booking with on MAB’s site and complete their stay.

Beijing Court Accepts Lawsuit Against Malaysia Airlines

Meanwhile, a court in Beijing has accepted a lawsuit against Malaysia Airlines that was filed by the relatives of one of the victims aboard the missing flight MH370.

The plaintiffs asked a compensation of US$719,000 from the airline, basing it on the Montreal Convention, which states that families and victims have two years to claim compensation from an airline.

Beijing High People’s Court has designated the Beijing Railway Transport Court to trial this and other proceedings regarding flight MH370.

Malaysia Airlines is facing a slew of lawsuits from the relatices of MH370 travelers these days. Just a few days ago, a widow and two sons of one of the passengers who died on the plane have filed a lawsuit against the carrier in Australian court.

MH370 disappeared on 8th March 2014 with 239 people on board, presumably somewhere in the Indian Ocean. The exact location of the aircraft is still a mystery, even after over a year of search. More than a half of passengers on the plane were from China, returning from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.

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