Following the announcement by Malaysian Airlines to launch non-stop service from Kuala Lumpur to Doha from May 25, Qatar Airways and Malaysia Airlines have unveiled the next phase of their strategic partnership. Both partners will significantly expand their code-sharing partnership.
The expansion of the code sharing, which will add 34 seats to the existing 62 crore shares, is another milestone in the long-term cooperation between the two countries’ national airlines and OneWorld Partners. This agreement provides class lounge access for the entire trip, offering benefits to travelers from around the world.
As of May 25, 2022, passengers flying from Kuala Lumpur to Doha on Malaysia Airlines ‘new service will have access to 62 code sharing points across Qatar Airways’ extensive network in the Middle East, Africa, Europe and North America. Similarly, Qatar Airways passengers traveling from Doha to Kuala Lumpur will receive unrestricted relocation to their entire domestic network and 34 Malaysian Airlines destinations in Asia, including major destinations in Singapore, Seoul, Hong Kong and Ho Chi Minh City. Approval.
By connecting the two route networks, the partners aim to make Kuala Lumpur a leading aviation hub in the Southeast Asian region, which connects Malaysia, Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand with the Middle East, Europe, North – and South America and Africa. In addition, Qatar Airways and Malaysia Airlines will co-operate in a number of areas and develop innovative products for their global passengers.
Qatar Airways Group Group CEO Akbar Al Baker said: “We share a close and deep relationship with Malaysia Airlines and welcome their new uninterrupted service between Kuala Lumpur and our Doha Home Base Hamad International Airport. Through this strategic partnership, we aim to provide more choice and connectivity for our travelers around the world. We are seeing a new hope in aviation and expect a strong revival in global demand. Through our energetic partnership with Malaysia Airlines, we are committed to providing unparalleled service and the best travel experience to our customers.
The enhanced partnership includes mutual trust benefits that allow members of the Qatar Airways Privilege Club to earn and recover avios while flying on Malaysia Airlines, while Malaysian Airlines Enrich members have similar benefits when traveling on Qatar Airways. Members of the Privilege Club and Enrich will enjoy a variety of unique benefits at both airlines, depending on the size of their position, such as free lounge access, additional package payments, priority check-in, priority boarding and priority package delivery.
The strategic partnership between Malaysia Airlines and Qatar Airways has been growing steadily since 2001 and was significantly expanded with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding in February 2022. Plays an important role in travel in the Asia-Pacific region.
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