Batik Air Malaysia (formerly Malindo Air) will debut direct flights between Melbourne and Kuala Lumpur from December 2023, operating a thrice-weekly seasonal service from 20 December 2023 to 6 February 2024.
The new nonstop MEL-KUL route is now on sale and will complement Batik Air Malaysia’s existing daily Melbourne-Denpasar-Kuala Lumpur services.
Batik Air will operate the MEL-KUL return flights on its Airbus A330-300 aircraft with seats available from AUD$859 in Economy Class and $2,399 in Business.
Flights will depart Melbourne Airport on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 6:45am and land at Kuala Lumpur International Airport at 12:10pm local time.
Batik Air Malaysia also flies to Bali from Perth as well as from Brisbane, Adelaide and Sydney.
The rapidly expanding Malaysian-based carrier has its main hub at Kuala Lumpur International Airport and operates a network of 52 routes across Asia, Australia and the Middle East.
The carrier also announced the addition of direct KL-Istanbul flights to its global network, commencing 9 February 2024.
Currently in the process of rebranding, Batik Air Malaysia is a full-service airline and a member of Indonesia’s Lion Air Group, based in Jakarta, which includes Batik Air Indonesia, Super Air Jet, Lion Air, Wings Air, Biz Jet and Thai Lion Air.
For more info, head to malindoair.com/au
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