Malaysia Airlines sale 2017/2018: Latest deals & worldwide fare offers

Jaillan Yehia

Jaillan Yehia

The 2017/2018 Malaysia Airlines sale is your chance to book long haul flights with this award winning airline. Whether you're heading to Malaysia, other destinations in the Far East or Australia, you are sure to find a great value fare when you book to fly with Malaysia Airlines. Read on to find out more about what the airline has to offer, including unlimited piece of checked baggage.

Malaysia Airlines sale deals & discount offers 2017/2018
Malaysia Airlines sale deals & discount offers 2017/2018

Malaysia Airlines sale: latest deals & discount offers for 2017/2018

Check out our latest collection of deals from the Malaysia Airlines sale for 2017/2018. Look out for money saving offers, destination specials and even the odd exclusive discount to help make your next long haul journey even better value.

  • Save on flights to Asia & the Pacific with Malaysia Airlines
  • Book return flights from £496 departing from Heathrow
  • Fly to Malaysia, Singapore, Bali, Thailand & more
  • Browse the latest deals of the day on flights to Asia
  • Fly from Heathrow to Bangkok, Singapore, Bali & more
  • Price shown include all taxes & charges

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Why fly with Malaysia Airlines?

Malaysia Airlines has won numerous awards over the years from well-known industry groups like Skytrax and the World Travel Awards, and is often praised for offering high quality cabins, friendly crews, superior food, excellent service, and signature Malaysian hospitality.

Since its first international flight from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur in 1947 Malaysia Airlines has grown and expanded, and now carries 40,000 passengers daily to 1,000 destinations in over 150 countries. Passengers flying with Malaysia Airlines in 2017/2018 can take advantage of the airline's latest codeshare flights with Emirates and its oneworld alliance membership to fly around the globe via Malaysian hubs in Kuala Lumpur, Kota Kinabalu, and Kuching.

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Malaysia Airlines Enrich Frequent Flyer Rewards

Enrich, Malaysia Airlines frequent flyer programme, enables travellers to collect loyalty miles on Malaysia Airlines flights as well as routes with subsidiary airline Firefly and via partners like Avis, Hard Rock Cafés and hotel groups such as Dorsett, Langham, and Mandarin Oriental. There are three levels of Enrich membership: Silver, Gold, and Platinum, each with differing benefits, rewards, discounts and perks, and you can sign up for free online.

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Flying Malaysia Airlines from the UK

Those flying from the UK to destinations in Asia and beyond should check out Malaysia Airlines deals on routes to Kuala Lumpur from London Heathrow - the Malaysia Airlines sale makes exciting destinations in and around Malaysia easily accessible at amazing value. This is perfect for travellers looking for a great deal on long haul flights in 2017/2018.

  • Australia - Adelaide, Perth, Sydney
  • Brunei - Bandar Seri Begawan
  • Burma - Yangon
  • Cambodia - Phnom Penh, Siem Reap
  • Indonesia - Denpasar-Bali, Jakarta, Medan Kuala Namu
  • Malaysia - Alor Setar, Bintulu, Johor Bahru, Kota Bharu, Kota Kinabalu, Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Terengganu, Kuantan, Kuching, Labuan, Langkawi, Miri, Penang, Sandakan, Sibu, Tawau
  • New Zealand - Auckland
  • Philippines - Manila
  • Singapore
  • Thailand - Koh Samui, Phuket
  • Vietnam - Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City

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Flying with Malaysia Airlines

Malaysia's long haul fleet consists entirely of Airbus aircraft. The airline operates 15 A330-300s and six A380s, which are the largest passenger planes in the world, and the aircraft are in service across Malaysia Airlines' 201 routes.

Advance seat selection is available on all flights, routes and classes, and since May 2017 passengers on all Malaysia Airlines flights benefit from unlimited pieces of checked baggage irrespective of the cabin and class of travel.

There's full inflight entertainment systems in all classes on long haul routes, offering programming in Malay, Japanese, Hindi, Korean and Chinese as well as English. You can sit back and relax with the latest Hollywood releases plus games, radio stations and a library of 400 audio books and albums are available on-demand for your convenience.

Malaysia Airlines offers tasty inflight meals in all cabins and classes, and serves drinks, including alcohol, on long haul routes (which it defines as any flight over three hours). In 2016, the inflight meals and onboard wine collection both won awards for Malaysia Airlines.

All passengers flying with Malaysia Airlines with children can take advantage of the generous company policy allowing an additional 10 kg of baggage, making for a more comfortable and stress-free journey for you and your family.

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Economy class

Fly with Malaysia Airlines in economy class in 2017/2018, and you'll enjoy a generous checked baggage allowance, various bookable seating options, and great inflight entertainment. The inclusive meal service gives you the choice of a range of special meals, including Muslim, Hindu and Kosher, vegetarian and kids' meals. All are available to order up to 24 hours before your scheduled flight.

Economy class
Hand baggage one piece weighing up to 7 kg
Checked baggage unlimited pieces weighing up to 30 kg and measuring up to 158 cm in total
Seat reservation free during check in, chargeable in advance, prices vary; options include extra legroom seats
Meal and drinks meals and drinks included, including special meals and alcohol
Inflight entertainment full selection of TV, movies, audio, radio and games

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Business class

Business class travellers choosing Malaysia Airlines in 2017/208 can enjoy a pleasant 44-inch seat pitch, and passengers flying on certain routes and aircraft can take advantage of seats that recline into 76-inch fully flat beds, for the ultimate in comfort, space and privacy. The Chef-on-Call menu gives you choices such as dim sum or finely cooked monkfish while flying at 30,000 feet, always accompanied by the beverage of your choice.

Flying with Malaysia Airlines in business class also means exclusive check-in privileges including dedicated check-in desks at Kuala Lumpur, Peninsular Malaysia and Sabah and Sarawak airports, available up to 60 minutes before international flight departures. There is also a premier lane for immigration on departure and arrival at Kuala Lumpur. Access to dedicated lounges in the terminal building is also a benefit of business class fares.

Business class
Hand baggage two pieces weighing up to 7 kg each
Checked baggage unlimited pieces weighing up to 40 kg and measuring up to 158 cm in total
Seat reservation included
Meal and drinks Chef-on-Call menu with 25 meal options
Inflight entertainment movies, TV, games and more plus portable players and 16-inch touch screens on selected aircraft
Extras Fast track check in, security, and immigration, plus Malaysia Airlines International Golden Lounge access

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First class

For the ultimate in relaxation and luxury on your 2017/2018 long haul flight to or from Malaysia, try the first class service, which includes dine anytime meals and snacks, plus dedicated check in lanes and lounges before you fly to make your journey seamlessly smooth and comfortable.

First class
Hand baggage two pieces weighing up to 7 kg each
Checked baggage unlimited pieces weighing up to 50 kg and measuring 158 cm in total
Seat reservation included
Meal and drinks upgraded Chef-on-Call menu including dishes such as lobster, ribs, and sandwiches, plus snacks on demand
Inflight entertainment Full inflight entertainment in all seats
Extras use of priority check in, security fast track, airport lounges, and comfort kit including noise cancelling headphones

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Malaysia Airlines baggage allowance

Malaysia Airlines offer a generous and flexible baggage allowance in all classes of travel, with no maximum number of items for checked baggage, meaning you can split your luggage into as many pieces as you require, depending on your needs. Due to health and safety rules, no single piece of checked baggage can exceed 32 kg; this rule is irrespective of cabin class or route, and also applies to transit baggage.

Did you know: no single piece of checked baggage can exceed 32 kg; this rule is irrespective of cabin class or route, and also applies to transit baggage.

Those travelling with children in 2017/2018 will find Malaysia Airlines policy of an extra 10 kg on top of the regular baggage limit for families a real benefit - you can bring one additional bag for your child, which may be carried into the cabin, as well as a fully collapsible pushchair, stroller, or carrying basket. Regular baggage allowances for Malaysia Airlines flights look like this:

  Hand baggage Checked baggage
Economy class 1 x 7 kg 30 kg
Business class 2 x 7 kg 40 kg
First class 2 x 7 kg 50 kg

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Destinations with Malaysia Airlines

Malaysia Airlines takes travellers across the world from the UK to the Middle East, Asia to Australasia. In 2017, Malaysia Airlines carried 3.5 million passengers on their routes and for 2017/2018 Malaysia Airlines can take your further and to new destinations with 11 new routes to China from Kuala Lumpur, Penang, and Kota Kinabalu including flights to Chengdu and Tianjin. Read on to find out more about some of the airline's most popular destinations.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Malaysia Airlines serves 15 cities throughout Malaysia, and the capital Kuala Lumpur remains the airline's main hub, as well as the most popular destination on the network. KL is one of Asia's most enticing metropolises, combining the ancient with the modern. Ascend the iconic Petronas Towers, explore the legendary Batu caves, soak up the thriving street food scene and shop till you drop in the mega malls and markets of this exciting city.

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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

Gateway to Kinabalu National Park, Kota Kinabalu is the Malaysian state of Sabah's capital city, on the north of the island of Borneo. Home to pristine beaches, world class diving, plentiful wildlife, protected forest and dramatic mountains, including the 4,000m high Mount Kinabalu, this part of Malaysian Borneo is set to be a popular tourist destination for nature lovers and adventure seekers in 2017/2018.

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Phuket, Thailand

One of southern Thailand's major tourist draws lies just over an hour's flight from Kuala Lumpur - and Phuket really packs a punch as the ultimate Thai holiday paradise. Thailand's largest island offers 90 miles of sandy beaches on the Andaman Sea, with all the hedonism of plentiful bars, clubs, restaurants and shops for those who want to indulge in a high-octane holiday. Yet the area is also blessed with tranquillity and tradition, perfect for more relaxed pursuits like diving, snorkelling and cookery classes.

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Bali, Indonesia

Indonesia's original paradise isle, Bali, has always been synonymous with the exotic as well as the endless beaches, traditional temples, laid-back living and spectacular diving that the coast offers up. Meanwhile, the interior is just as welcoming for the intrepid traveller with jagged volcanos, magical forests, and lush rice terraces. You can keep yourself entertained 24/7 in bustling Kuta or tap into the thriving creative and artistic scene in Ubud, all within a three hour flight of KL with Malaysia Airlines.

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Australia

Four of Australia's biggest cities are served by flights from Malaysian Airlines; the network includes routes to Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, and Adelaide, and the airline also includes Auckland on its list of routes in the southern hemisphere.

Malaysia Airlines connects Kuala Lumpur in seven to eight hours flying time with Australia's east coast, allowing you to see Sydney's famous opera house, bridge and harbour, go wine tasting around Adelaide or enjoy some of Australia's most famous exports, like vegemite and Fosters in their hometown of Melbourne.

Meanwhile Western Australia's capital of Perth, known as the world's most remote city, is less than six hours' journey time from Malaysia, making it an accessible stop from Kuala Lumpur.

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So, if you want all the benefits of a full service airline - including generous baggage allowances and inflight refreshments and entertainment - but don't want to pay over the odds for your long haul travel, then taking advantage of Malaysia Airlines sale prices for 2017/2018 could be the right choice for your next worldwide trip. Can't find what you're looking for? Head over to our flight deals section for more tempting online offers and airline sales.

Jaillan Yehia

Jaillan Yehia
Updated on Monday 20th November 2017

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