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Malaysia Airlines to receive 12 aircraft in 2024 including first A330-900

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January 30th 2024

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Malaysia Airlines is scheduled to accept delivery of 12 new aircraft this year: eight more 737 MAX 8s and the first four of 20 A330-900s the flag carrier has ordered. Read More » The oneworld alliance member's A330-900s will replace its A330-200s and A330-300s and are earmarked for Asia, Oceania and Middle East destinations. The new aircraft are fitted with 28 Collins Aerospace Elevation seats in 1-2-1 business class configuration and 269 economy seats. The carrier’s first A330-900 is expected to join its fleet in the third quarter of 2024. “This expansion is not just about increasing our inventory in numbers. It is about introducing the first of its kind cabin class, new seats and experiences that prioritises customer safety, comfort and overall satisfaction,” Malaysia Aviation Group (MAG) CEO, Datuk Captain Izham Ismail, said. Malaysia Aviation Group is the parent company of Malaysia Airlines. The airline will retrofit its six A350-900s with the same cabin products as its A330-900s. The upgrades will commence in 2026, the airline said.

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