Batik Air Malaysia will launch their first Kuala Lumpur – Melbourne direct A330 flights, on 20th December, 2023. The seasonal flight schedule, available up to 6th February, 2024, caters to the rising demand for travel to Australia during the peak holiday and travel season. This service will utilise the latest Batik Air modern wide body A330 fleet, offering passengers a more comfortable travel experience.
Flight OD 175 takes off from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) four times per week – every Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 6:20 pm, landing in Melbourne at 5:15 am (local time) the following day, getting travellers on the ground ready for a full day in or around Melbourne. The return flight, OD 176, leaves Melbourne on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, departing from MEL at 6:45 am and arriving in KUL at 12:10 pm.
Promo fares, Kuala Lumpur – Melbourne direct
To commemorate the launch, Batik Air is offering special promotional fares for all-inclusive one-way Economy Class tickets from RM899, and RM5,299 for Business Class. Tickets are on sale until 10th December, 2023, for travel between 20th and 30th December, 2023.
Batik Air offers a selection of pre-purchased meals and additional baggage allowance at discounted rates. Meals and drinks are also available for sale on-board on all Batik Air flights. For booking and more information, head over to the Batik Air website at www.batikair.com.my or contact their customer service centre.
Melbourne is a favoured Australian destination for travellers from Malaysia, renowned for its delectable cuisine, thriving theatre scene, and coffee culture. This culturally rich and sports-loving capital city offers an abundance of entertainment options, ensuring visitors will be busy throughout their stay. Melbourne serves as a prominent Australian VFR (Visiting Friends and Relatives) travel hub, earning its place in Batik Air’s expanding portfolio, which includes other major Australian cities Perth, Adelaide, Sydney, and Brisbane.
Batik Air also provides direct flights connecting Kuala Lumpur to Adelaide and Perth. In addition, Batik Air serves Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth via Denpasar. Batik Air also operates to Auckland via Perth.
Chandran Rama Muthy, Batik Air’s Group Strategic Director is excited about this new destination, seeing the wide-body Kuala Lumpur – Melbourne direct flights to Melbourne as testament to their commitment to meeting their passengers’ needs.
…. Melbourne stands as a top-tier vacation destination and we have recognised the increasing demand for direct connectivity to Australia especially during the peak holidays and travel season. This move is part of the efforts by Batik Air to improve the offerings for the Melbourne market.Chandran Rama Muthy
Schedule KUL-MEL-KUL effective 20th Dec 2023 – 6th Feb, 2024
|Days of service
|Kuala Lumpur – Melbourne
|Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday
|Melbourne – Kuala Lumpur
|Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday
All times are local. GMT:KUL+8/MEL+11(Australian Summer time)