emirates-a380Emirates and Malaysia Airlines unveil new routes and frequent flyer benefits as part of their codeshare agreement to provide customers seamless connections and world class travel experiences, across the globe.

The new routes cover 15 key Malaysian cities: Langkawi, Penang, Johor Bahru, Kuching, Miri, Bintulu, Sibu, Kota Kinabalu, Sandakan, Tawau, Labuan, Alor Setar, Kota Bharu, Kuantan and Kuala Terengganu. Under the agreement, Emirates’ flight number will be placed on Malaysia Airlines’ services on those destinations.

“The codeshare with Malaysia Airlines will provide more seamless travel options for our passengers to visit 15 cities in Malaysia and elsewhere in the region with a convenient connection in Kuala Lumpur . Reciprocally, travellers from the region will also benefit from an expanded network including 90 destinations spanning Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Americas. At the same time, they will be able to earn and redeem miles when flying on any Emirates and Malaysia Airlines-operated flights,” said Thierry Antinori, Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer, Emirates.

Emirates Skywards members and Malaysia Airline’s Enrich members, the airlines’ frequent flyer programmes, will be able to accrue and redeem miles on all international and domestic flights operated by both airlines.

On all routes covered in the codeshare, passengers will also enjoy generous baggage allowance in all cabins – 30kg for Economy Class, 40kg for Business Class and 50kg for First Class.