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    Miss flying? Malaysia Airlines new ASMR experience takes you on a journey

    The post Miss flying? Malaysia Airlines new ASMR experience takes you on a journey appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Malaysia Airlines has released a new autonomous sensory meridian response (ASMR) experience, allowing listeners to enjoy the familiar sounds of flying from London to Kuala Lumpur with the national carrier, from anywhere in the world. While global travel restrictions mean that many are still currently unable to make this journey themselves, this 30-minute aural experience provides travellers with an evocative reminder of what they would experience during a flight with Malaysia Airlines. It captures the sounds of passengers boarding the plane at Heathrow Airport and finding their…

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    Malaysia Airlines retiring Airbus 380 fleet and looking for buyer

    The post Malaysia Airlines retiring Airbus 380 fleet and looking for buyer appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. The pandemic has caused the acceleration of Airbus A380 retirements. Air France, Etihad Airways, Lufthansa, and Thai Airways have retired (or plan to retire) their A380 fleets, while Qatar Airways seems highly likely to retire its A380 fleet. In May 2021 we learned about Malaysia Airlines’ plans to retire its A380 fleet, and the airline is now officially looking to sell these planes. In May 2021, Malaysia Airlines’ CEO confirmed that the airline plans to retire its Airbus A380 fleet: We are cognizant of the challenges to sell this…

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    AirAsia has grounded 90% of fleet amid COVID-19 surge in Malaysia

    The post AirAsia has grounded 90% of fleet amid COVID-19 surge in Malaysia appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. AirAsia now operates a fleet of more than 170 aircraft AirAsia Group has grounded around 90% of its fleet of more than 200 planes across Asia due to the resurgence of COVID-19 outbreaks, an executive at its Malaysia unit said on Wednesday. Malaysia, its largest market with 105 planes, is currently under lockdown. AirAsia Malaysia expects demand could start to rebound from August, allowing it to restore service to all 17 of the domestic airports it serves by October, Chief Operating Officer Javed Anwar Malik said at a…

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    Malaysia in full lockdown to curb third wave

    The post Malaysia in full lockdown to curb third wave appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Malaysia is reimposing a full lockdown in its capital of Kuala Lumpur and five other states in order to slow down the third wave of coronavirus infections. The two-week lockdown will begin tomorrow, 13 January, and will bar social activities and a nationwide travel ban. In a televised address, Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin says, “Unprecedented situations call for unprecedented measures.” The leader also warned that the country’s health care system is reaching breaking point. Several hospitals are reaching maximum capacity. Malaysians are seeing record-breaking daily cases of infection that have started…

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    Malaysia Airlines to introduce Digital Travel Health Pass reopening travel to the world

    The post Malaysia Airlines to introduce Digital Travel Health Pass reopening travel to the world appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Malaysia Airlines is excited to announce its plans to introduce the Digital Travel Health Pass, available exclusively on the Malaysia Airlines mobile app.   Incorporating modules from the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) Travel Pass will help passengers to enjoy a safe and streamlined journey as global travel resumes.   For example, the Digital Travel Health Pass will allow passengers to make appointments with certified medical partners to carry out a COVID-19 RT-PCR test or upload their COVID-19 vaccination certificate. In addition to this, passengers can…