Doha – Qatar Airways and Malaysia Airlines have announced the next phase of their strategic partnership, following the announcement by Malaysian Airlines that it will launch non-stop service from Kuala Lumpur to Doha from May 25. The two partners will significantly expand their Godshare partnership so that their travelers can travel around the world and enjoy seamless connectivity through leading centers in Kuala Lumpur and Doha.
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 deal offers 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 Mr. 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. This strategic partnership aims to bring more passion and connectivity to 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 strive to deliver to our customers. Unparalleled service and excellent travel experience. “
Capt. Isham Ismail, CEO of Malaysian Airlines Group, said: “We are pleased to deepen our partnership with Qatar Airways, our established OneWorld partner, providing our customers with greater choice and flexibility, exceptional service and innovative products, while ensuring the highest level of operational safety. Just as passengers begin to return after opening.
“As we enter the local phase, this strategic partnership demonstrates the commitment of both airlines to deliver unparalleled value to passengers and reflects the agility and regression that both face in the face of epidemic challenges. Will also increase our global brand awareness over time.
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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