Malaysia’s national carrier, Malaysia Airlines has introduced additional daytime flights to India connecting Chennai and Kuala Lumpur. The airline has added four weekly daytime flights to India, effective from 1 September 2012.

International travellers looking for daytime flights connecting Kuala Lumpur and South India’s popular city, Chennai have yet another flight option made available to them by popular full service carrier Malaysia Airlines (MAS).

MAS has introduced new daytime flights connecting Chennai (India) and Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia). The airline has already started operating its new flights between the destinations from 1 September 2012, revealed carrier’s press release.

The carrier’s four newly launched weekly day flights, to be operated on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday, will complement its current daily night flights service to the South India’s popular city.

The press release further reveals that the daytime flight MH182 will depart Kuala Lumpur at 09:35 hours and will arrive in Chennai, India at 10:45 hours. The return flight from Chennai will depart at 11:45 hours and will arrive in Kuala Lumpur at 18:15 hours.

The newly launched day flights to India are being operated using B737-800 aircraft. Now passengers will have an added option of 1280 seats on the route apart from existing capacity of 3206 seats with A330-200 daily evening flights to India.

Malaysia Airlines‘ Regional Senior Vice President for Malaysia and ASEAN, Encik Muzammil Mohamad believes that the enhanced flight frequency will offer better full-service air connectivity between India’s Chennai and Kuala Lumpur and more flexibility to travellers in choosing their flights.

Furthermore, in a bid to cater to the ever increasing demand for flights to the destination in South India, the airline plans to convert the newly launched flights to twice daily with a choice of morning and evening departures by 5 January 2013.

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