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Malaysia Airlines revamps its Economy Class meals

New Economy Class Meal

Malaysia Airlines announced a new and improved Economy Class experience for passengers with a complete revamp of its Economy Class meals in a concerted effort on improving customer service.

As part of its overall transformation, the national carrier will be investing significantly more on its existing menu with heartier three-course meals for guests on both short-haul and long-haul flights.

The new menus will not only see an overall improvement in ingredients, more than doubling the protein size and bigger portions, but also the over-all presentation of the meals.

The new investment in meals will also see the introduction of hot meals on short haul flights and options which will be tailored to specific routes. This includes dishes such as Japanese inspired appetizer Shrimp Salad with Spring Onion, Sesame Seed Chicken Teriyaki served with Japanese Rice and also Korean influenced Kimchi Chicken with Asian greens and Deep Fried Queen Fish and Kung Pao sauce for North Asian destinations. More Malaysian dishes will also be served on flights between Kuala Lumpur to Australia including Curry and Rendang as part of the airline’s move to provide a truly Malaysian experience to reflect the cultural richness of the national airline.

 

SINGAPORE AIRLINES DELIVERS FIRST CLASS ON SYDNEY’S EVENING FLIGHT 

Singapore Airlines launched a fourth First Class offering for customers travelling to and from Sydney with the deployment of a refitted Boeing 777-300 on flight SQ 242/241.

The SQ242 will provide customers with eight First Class seats in a 1-2-1 configuration.

Singapore Airlines’ regional vice president, Mr Tan Tiow Kor said he expected the introduction of a First Class cabin on Sydney’s evening flight to Singapore to be warmly welcomed by customers.

“With the deployment of the refitted 777-300 aircraft on SQ 241 and SQ 242 we are now able to provide more premium cabin options for our customers,” Tan said.

“I am sure the additional First Class offering, as well as the increased number of Business Class seats on the refitted 777-300 will be welcomed by our customers. The Diamond Plus First Class seat is one of the most luxurious in the sky and offers the choice of relaxing with 130 degree incline or alternatively a fully flat bed.”

The refitted 777-300 will provide customers the option of 8 First Class, 50 Business Class and 226 Economy Class seats.

 

ETIHAD AIRWAYS’ NEW PREMIUM LOUNGE OPENS IN MELBOURNE

Etihad Airways new Premium Lounge at Melbourne Airport

Etihad Airways hasofficially opened its spectacular new Premium Lounge at Melbourne Airport, offering guests a stylish, comfortable environment in which they can relax, re-energise, dine, work or be entertained pre-flight.

A natural light filled space with floor-to-ceiling glass, it offers expansive views across the runway. At more than 800m2 with seating capacity for up to 133 guests, it is the airline’s largest Premium Lounge outside Abu Dhabi.

A centrepiece of the new lounge is the intimate 26-seat dining area. Here guests will enjoy the airline’s signature hospitality with restaurant-style a la carte dining and an international buffet.

The kitchen prides itself on making everything in-house. Professional chefs prepare each dish on site using the freshest, locally sourced, seasonal produce. This includes bread – fresh-baked twice daily – grissini breadsticks; dips such as hummus, baba ghanoush and muhammara; pickles; labneh; cookies; and even ice-cream.

 

 

Hong Kong Airlines Passengers to Enjoy Self-Bag Drop Service Soon

Hong Kong Airlines, who are represented in Australia by World Aviation Systems, will launch the Self-Bag Drop (SBD) service for passengers departing from Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA), providing enhanced travel convenience to its passengers.

Six SBD machines will be installed at Hong Kong Airlines counters at Aisle K of HKIA. Ground staff of the airline will assist passengers with the new service. For the first two weeks, each passenger who uses the service will be presented with a gift as a token of gratitude for their support to the airline’s innovative initiatives.

During the trial run, the SBD service only applies to passengers with 1 checked baggage. Passengers with multiple bags will be able to enjoy the service after official launch.

There are a few steps to use SBD:

Step 1: Complete website/ mobile APP/ self-check-in with boarding pass on hand

Step 2: Proceed to the SBD counters at Aisle K, Hong Kong International Airport

Step 3: Follow the instructions from the SBD device and retrieve the bag tag

Step 4: Attach the bag tag to your bag

Step 5: Drop the bag off at our counter and collect the baggage receipt

 

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