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Malaysia Airlines launches new Economy meals

May 10, 20163 minute read

Malaysia Airlines passengers travelling in Economy Class can look forward to a new and improved on-board dining experience with the recent introduction of new Economy Class meals on both short and long haul flights, outbound from Kuala Lumpur.

What you can look forward to

One of the most welcome of the new menus is the introduction of hot meals on short haul flights with options tailored to specific routes.

In addition, passengers will see

  • an overall improvement in ingredients
  • more than doubling the protein size
  • larger portions, with three courses
  • improvement in the over-all presentation of meals

New Menu Options

Depending on your route, some of the dishes on offer will include

For Northern Routes:
  • Japanese inspired appetiser Shrimp Salad with Spring Onion,
  • Sesame Seed Chicken Teriyaki served with Japanese Rice
  • Korean influenced Kimchi Chicken with Asian greens
  • Deep Fried Queen Fish and Kung Pao

If you’re heading southwards to Australia, you can look forward to the inclusion of more Malaysian dishes including Curry and Rendang as part of the airline’s move to provide a truly Malaysian food experience, reflecting the cultural richness of the national airline.

The new menu has been several months in development and initial response from customers has been very positive.

…. We are very excited about the new menus which are the result of an extensive meal development process based on feedback from customers and research on comfort factors for passengers on-board. We have invested an additional 20% into the cost of creating the perfect menu to suit the variety of guests on Malaysia Airlines. Our team of chefs has carefully crafted delicious meals which we are confident will significantly elevate our passengers’ traveling experience. Guests will see a significant increase in meal portions, high quality ingredients and an extensive selection of new dishes onboard. Malaysia Airlines is going through a period of rapid transformation as we rebuild from the inside out to become one of the very best airlines in the world, focussed on providing the best customer experience. The Economy Class meal improvement is just one of the many initiatives introduced as we invite passengers to see us in a whole new light as we prepare to roll out additional and exciting new offerings in the coming months. Malaysia Airlines’ Chief Commercial Officer, Paul Simmons

We look forward to doing a taste test of the new offerings and hope that there will be a glass of wine available with our selection. If you’re thinking of doing a taste test yourself, book your flight on the Malaysia Airlines website or through your preferred travel agent. All flights should be booked at least 24hrs before travel.

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