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Today (1st February) Malaysia Airlines’ (MH) took its place as the 12th member of the world’s leading airline alliance “oneworld” that brings some of the best and biggest airlines together.
Malaysia Airlines joins Cathay Pacific and Japan Airlines, to become the third Asian airline to join oneworld. Adding MH to oneworld will greatly enhance oneworld’s offering throughout the world’s fastest growing Asia/Pacific region.
Nishantha Wickremasinghe, Chairman, SriLankan Airlines extending best wishes to the Chairman Chairman, CEO and the entire staff of Malaysia Airlines said as a member elect, preparing to join the alliance later, SriLankan looks forward to strengthen the association with Malaysia Airlines and become a stronger partner particularly in the Asia-Pacific region.
‘With airlines increasingly focusing on joining alliances, it is timely that Malaysian has gained entry to the oneworld alliance and my congratulations for a successful collaboration, soon to be followed by SriLankan Airlines entry to oneworld’ said Kapila Chandrasena, Chief Executive Officer, SriLankan Airlines.
MH code-shares with SriLankan Airlines’(UL) on its Kuala Lumpur, Sydney, Melbourne and Jakarta routes, offering passengers a wider choice and better connections, especially for UL flights that connect to the European sectors. UL code-shares with MH on the Kuala Lumpur, Colombo and Maldives sectors.
SriLankan Airlines’ operates a double daily service to Kuala Lumpur. The Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) has endorsed our operations by presenting the ‘Best Airline Operator for South Asia’ into KLIA award, for five consecutive years, since 2006.