Malaysia Airlines is geearing up to resume non-stop flights between Brisbane and Kuala Lumpur from June this year, in an move to reclaim the Queensland tourism market.
The four non-stop flights each week are expected to bring more than 60,000 international visitors to Queensland each year, generating almost $100 million in new spending.
- The deal strengthens direct links to Asia, Malaysia being a key toursim market for future growth
- 120,000 new seats from Malaysia to Queensland
- Four flights weekly, non-stop to Kuala Lumpur
- Flight time approx 8 hours
- Tickets on sale as of now (9th Jan 2018)
Federal Tourism Minister Steven Ciobo welcomed the new route.
“Malaysia is one of our key international tourism markets, and Malaysian travellers spent $137 million more in Australia in the year to September,” He said.