Malaysia Airlines and SAUDIA announce new codeshare agreement

Malaysia Airlines SAUDIA codeshare partnership
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Malaysia Airlines and SAUDIA have announced that the two airlines entered into a codeshare agreement that began on December 15, 2022, subject to regulatory approval.

Under the partnership, Malaysia Airlines’ MH flight code will be added to several of SAUDIA’ s flights with departures from Kuala Lumpur to Jeddah and Riyadh, as well as flights between the cities to Madinah and Cairo. 

Meanwhile, SAUDIA’s SV flight code will be added to Malaysia Airlines’ flights from Kuala Lumpur to several destinations including Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Penang.

“We are delighted to welcome SAUDIA as our new codeshare partner to leverage each other’s network, allowing two full-service carriers to expand their operations to South East Asia and Australia as well as the Middle East respectively,” group chief executive officer of Malaysia Airlines Captain Izham Ismail said in a statement.

Ismail continued: “This partnership will strengthen Malaysia Airlines’ presence in Saudi Arabia and build upon a strong relationship between the two carriers. It will also complement our double daily commercial services via Doha with Qatar Airways, as well as flights to Jeddah and Madinah operated by AMAL by Malaysia Airlines for umrah and hajj journeys.”

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