Malindo Air recently launched a daily service on the Kuala Lumpur-Trichy-Kuala Lumpur sector. According to Chandran Rama Murthy, Chief Executive Officer, Malindo Air, the airline will have three flights a day by the end of 2014 and an evening service will be introduced by May.
Moving forward Malindo Air will also launch services from Mumbai and Ahmedabad to Kuala Lumpur. It will also introduce new services from Kuala Lumpur to Chennai, Madurai, Coimbatore, Cochin, Hyderabad and Visakhapatnam. With 23 weekly flights to India, the carrier will have 4,140 one-way seats in the Malaysia-India market. This accounts for a 15 per cent share of the total capacity in the Malaysia-India market
The airline is targeting the Kuala Lumpur-Delhi and Kuala Lumpur-Mumbai routes, which are currently served by Malaysia Airlines (MAS) revealed Murthy. It will compete against AirAsia to Trichy and will become the only carrier linking Kuala Lumpur with Ahmedabad.