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Lim Kar Yong

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  1. For me, the headrests do make a huge difference especially for flights longer than 3 hrs.
  2. My Australian ETA states that my given name is "unknown" while my full name is my Last Name 😁
  3. Just received an email from Enrich about the Revised Elite Points beginning 2023, which gives better earning structure. Flights to London Economy return can now earn 16 points compared to 12 previously. Flights to East Malaysia from KL can now earn additional Elite points (from 2 elite points return on economy to 4, and from 4 biz return to 6). https://enrich.malaysiaairlines.com/enrich/partners/airlines/mag/malaysia-airlines.html
  4. I had the Nasi Hujan Panas for my flight from Hanoi to KL yesterday, and I must say it is pretty good. It was served with beef rendang and the meat was tender, and the acar was great. One of the better meals. Also noticed that the cabin crew made a special announcement before landing to thank all passengers for flying with Malaysia Airlines and the crew gave a bow - something like what Air Asia did before.
  5. I would agree with you here. I quite like their recent wau campaign ... I am not too sure about the Buy On Board snacks that was rolled out recently, although the offer to have satay for Y class passengers if they pre-purchase them may be a good touch (not sure how many will do that - or will this dilute the J class exclusive experience). Has anyone tried this? If only the onboard experience can be consistent, that would be great. I have some great flights with outstanding crew, and some average, and some just ... ah ... no need to say. On some J flights, the crew addressed me by name, other flights I would be asked. "what you want?" On one flight there was a new crew who fumbled with the service and needed help from senior crew.
  6. https://www.faa.gov/about/initiatives/iasa/ Currently there are only 5 countries in Category 2, and Malaysia is the 6th to join the list. Sad state of affairs indeed.
  7. "Other countries in Category 2 include Bangladesh, Ghana and Costa Rica." ...... 🙈
  8. From MAHB's tweet, the relocation of the duty free shops has now started, so by December, there will be better passenger flow into the immigration area. TF and AK must be happy now. But wait, another round of public bashing for another issue will surface ... https://twitter.com/MY_Airports/status/1192665006422163456
  9. Not 5 only lah, must include the 5 that can be further discussed .... then complain about the other 10 being too slow to be implemented or granted. 🤣
  10. Oh NO! AK will be jumping up at down again especially for flights between KUL and SIN - more delays!! 🤗
  11. My early morning flight to KCH was cancelled last month just a couple of days before the flight. Official reason given: AK stated in the communication that it was due to Runway 3 closure. Part of me feel this is just a cheap excuse to hit out at others. I probably suspect it has more to do with load than Runway 3. I changed flight to Malindo with similar departure time, and load was very light as well. Based on MAHB's announcement, it seems that AK is already in the know and agreed to it - then one may question why the flight cancellation at the last minute as if the runway closure is a sudden unexpected incident affecting flight operations.
  12. I think you are right that in Malaysia, we would go for the cheapest, and not for convenience. A case in point is that some of my colleagues going for a holiday trip chose 6am flight because it was the cheapest while I preferred the 10am flight which was more expensive. I was not prepared to get up at 3am to leave house by 330 or 345am.
  13. I am just wondering - we know this is an annual affair that involves closure of airspace. Would it be too messy to include this in the flight planning - ie making adjustment to the flight schedule right from the beginning rather than retiming at last minute? Selamat menyambut hari kemerdekaan. I am flying home on this friday evening - not affected by the closure.
  14. I took a flight to PEN at 145pm today. But the flight display at A and B gates was still not functioning. There was a whiteboard at the end of the connecting pier, after the shops, before one turns to A or B gate showing all the boarding gates. At the individual gate, the monitor displaying departure flight was still not functioning. This will probably be the last fucntion to go back online I think.
  15. My flight from Penang to KUL was delayed for more than an hour and the captain of the flight made a rather long announcement on the mess in KLIA. He kept saying, "What to do" "What to do" a few times telling us to expect delays in locating our luggage, and the fact that we may have to park at remote bays, and apologising that some passengers might miss their connecting flights ....
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