Malaysia Airlines introduces flexible fare options

Flyers can now choose from three unique fare options - Lite, Basic and Flex

Malaysia Airlines has introduced an enhanced Economy Class flexible fare options across its entire network for all passengers.

Previously limited to domestic, ASEAN and South Asian destinations, passengers will now have access to the three unique fare options (Lite, Basic, Flex), to all destinations except Malaysia to Japan and Japan to Malaysia, Jeddah and Madinah, beginning 22 June 2020.

Malaysia Airlines Group Chief Executive Officer Captain Izham Ismail said,

“With the world slowly recovering from the brunt of the Covid-19 pandemic, and as our passengers begin to travel again, Malaysia Airlines seeks to take them to the skies without the burden of worry, with a truly hassle-free experience.


As the first airline in the Asia Pacific region to fully introduce flexible fare options across our network, these fares will allow greater personalisation for our passengers.

This also reaffirms our commitment to putting our passengers first, especially in these uncertain times where they may be apprehensive to travel. With this,we hope to instill a sense of confidence in them to Fly Malaysia.”

The hand luggage limit for all tariff options is up to 7 kg. Free snacks/meals and drinks are offered.

For passengers using the Flex payment option, the airline offers 35 kg of luggage for check-in and priority check-in. Taking into account the physical distance standards, Neighbor Free Seat (NFS) is also provided for the Flex Pay flyers.


20 kg of check-in luggage is intended for Basic Pay Flyer.

And for the Lite fare passengers, the most useful options are available that are perfect for day-trippers, commuters, and business travelers, as per the airline.

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