Malaysia Airlines signs agreement with Dorak Holdings
July 30, 2019: Malaysia Airlines announced that it has signed agreement with Dorak Holdings, one of Turkish’s most prominent tourism players to provide charter flights between Kuala Lumpur and Istanbul’s Sabiha Gokcen International Airport from October until December 2019.
Based on the agreement, the airline will operate three times weekly charter flights utilizing its Airbus 330 aircraft. The aircraft offers 287 seats comprising of 19 seats in Business Class and 268 seats in Economy Class.
The agreement was signed between Hazman Hilmi Sallahuddin, member of the senior management team of Malaysia Airlines and Ahmet Serdar Korukcu, chairman of the Board, Dorak Holdings.
Captain Izham Ismail, chief executive officer, Malaysia Airlines Group said: “We are delighted to enter into the agreement with Dorak Holdings to offer charter services between Kuala Lumpur and Istanbul. With this agreement, Malaysia Airlines will be the first Malaysian carrier to land in Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport, since Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (MAHB) acquired the airport in 2015. We hope that through this agreement, we are able to promote more of Malaysia to Turkey at the same time, to attract new markets to visit Malaysia.”