You Can Now Fly KL-Phuket with Malindo Air

20th Oct 2016

Malaysian airline Malindo Air has announced a new route on its international network. Starting from 10th November, 2016, Malindo will take passengers between Kuala Lumpur and Phuket.

The four-time weekly service will be operated on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and will use Boeing 737-800 aircrafts with 150 Economy Class and 12 Business Class seats.

Flights, bearing the number OD 540, will depart from Kuala Lumpur International Airport at 2:45 pm and arrive at Phuket Airport at 3:10 pm. The return Flight will leave Phuket at 3:55 pm and will arrive in KL at 6:25 pm. Kuala Lumpur is one hour ahead of Phuket.

Malindo Air Chief Executive Officer Chandran Rama Muthy said the following about the new route:

Malindo Air is very excited to continue with our expansion plan by introducing Phuket as our latest destination. Phuket is a popular holiday spot for tourists from all over the world, and a favourite amongst Malaysians. With a frequency of four weekly flights between Kuala Lumpur and Phuket, we are pleased to offer our guests the option to visit Phuket via Malindo Air.

Mr Chandran continued:

KLIA will remain as an important gateway for connectivity to other destinations. This is another milestone for us. Mutual economic, social and cultural benefits can be expected as our fares are very competitive. In 2016, Malaysia received 1.17 million visitors from Thailand, whereas about 1.5 million Malaysians were recorded as visitors to Thailand. Our innovative services will only stimulate the tourism sector further for both inbound and outbound between these two tourist destinations.

How to Book Kl-Phuket Flights?

Bookings are already available via Malindo’s website at, mobile site, or through Malindo Air App on Google Play or App Store.

To kick-start the route, Malindo is offering promotional one-way all-inclusive fares as low as RM139 for Economy Class seats and RM599 for Business Class seats. These include in-flight entertainment, free baggage allowance and light refreshments.

Malindo Air operates more than 800 flights every week in over 41 countries and has a fleet of 23 Boeing 737NGs and 13 ATR72-600 aircraft. Since it started operating back in 2013, the Malaysian carrier is now present in all major airports home, but also regionally in Thailand, China, Australia, India, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Vietnam, Singapore, Nepal, Bangladesh and Taiwan.

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