You can now fly direct to Yogyakarta with Malaysia Airlines following the inaugural flight of their twice-weekly service took off on 2nd November 2022. This brings the airline’s existing network within Indonesia to six cities with Jakarta, Denpasar, Surabaya, Medan and Pekanbaru.
Fly direct to Yogyakarta with MH
The twice weekly direct service departs Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL) as MH857 at 5:40pm every Wednesday and Sunday, returning from Yogyakarta (YIA) as MH856 at 8:30pm. The flights will be use the airline’s B737-800 aircraft, which offer 160 seats,16 in Business Class and 144 seats in Economy Class.
Malaysia Airlines’ return airfares from Kuala Lumpur to Yogyakarta start from RM1,255. This will get you a Economy Lite fare with free cabin baggage of 7kg, but no checked baggage. You’ll still get complimentary snacks/meals and beverages, inflight entertainment and earn Enrich Points. An Economy Flex Fare offers you more travel benefits, with unlimited date changes, refunds, Go Show flexibility, priority check-in, boarding, and check-in baggage allowance of 35kg, all included.
There have been a number of changes for travellers to Indonesia as the country opens up post-pandemic. While citizens of ASEAN countries can visit Visa free, most others will need some type of visa. There are also changes to Health and Customs documentation.
Captain Izham Ismail Malaysia Aviation Group CEO is pleased with the to expansion of connectivity to Indonesia, one of Malaysia Airlines’ key destinations as it will cater to the needs of business and leisure travellers. He also sees it as a good opportunity to strengthening the region’s share of Umrah and hajj pilgrimage.
…. This new direct flight from Kuala Lumpur to Yogyakarta complements our current services to and from Indonesia, providing passengers with additional choice, smoother connection, and the airline’s premium products and offerings, anchored by the signature Malaysian Hospitality experience.
The new service is seen to encourage economic growth, increasing business and trade between Malaysia and Indonesia and help the airline achieve more than 82% of pre-pandemic capacity. This is looking positive, with current capacity at 70% of pre-pandemic levels.
Malaysia Airlines has received a 7-star rating for its extensive COVID-19 health and safety measures from AirlineRatings and is a Travel Safe Alliance Malaysia (TSAM) member. For more information and to book your flight to Yogyakarta, visit the official Malaysia Airlines website. Sign up to become an Enrich member and start earning Enrich Points. Download the Malaysia Airlines’ App to get the latest promotions.