Reema Lokesh – Nagpur
Malindo Air, a joint venture between Lions Group of Indonesia and National Aerospace and Defence Industry of Malaysia, is scheduled to add two new routes to its existing portfolio. The airline is scheduled to fly out of Mumbai to Kuala Lumpur from February 15, 2014 five times a week and out of Ahmedabad to Kuala Lumpur from March 19, 2014, three times a week.
The airline commenced operations from December 30, 2013 out of New Delhi with daily flights between New Delhi and Kuala Lumpur followed by flights from Trichy to Kuala Lumpur from January 2, 2014 again with daily operations. The airline is scheduled to add more routes from the southern region of India in the future.
The airline describes itself as a hybrid carrier, which has all inclusive fares with 20 kg baggage allowance and seven kg cabin baggage allowance. The airline also provides light meals on flight and gives its passengers a choice to order meals on board. The airline connects to other destinations within Malaysia and also flies into Bali and Jakarta. Malindo Air was represented by Karen Low, head, travel network and customer relations and Pankul Arneja, senior manager-sales, at the recently concluded Global Panorama Showcase 2014 event held in Nagpur.