Following some of its aviation counterparts in resuming more international routes, Malaysia Airlines has set its plans to resume services throughout its network starting in July.
According to a report on Routesonline, the Kuala Lumpur-based airline plans to resume/operate more international routes to destinations in Asia, Europe, and Australia/New Zealand. The airline plans to start a majority of route resumptions during the first two weeks of July. For each route, the airline plans to operate varying flight frequencies from once-weekly to daily.
Among the cities that will see flights operated by Malaysia Airlines in July include Manila, Osaka-Kansai, Seoul-Incheon, Tokyo-Narita, Delhi, Mumbai, Singapore, and Hong Kong. In addition, the airline will also serve flights to destinations in Australia/New Zealand including Auckland, Adelaide, Sydney, Perth, and Melbourne.
For its flights to Europe, the airline will operate twice-weekly flights from Kuala Lumpur to London-Heathrow effective July 4. It will be gradually increased to thrice-weekly on September 1, followed by four-times weekly on October 1.
While most destinations will see the resumption of services in July, Malaysia Airlines plans to resume flights to Medan Kualanamu on August 2) and Yangon on September 4.
During the last two months, Malaysia Airlines suspended a majority of flights due to air travel restrictions implemented by the Malaysian government towards the end of March amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The airline has continued to operate flights to select destinations such as London, Auckland, Melbourne, Sydney, and Perth for repatriation travel purposes in addition to limited domestic routes.