Effective 4 November 2013, the additional flight will be operated by the B737-800 aircraft with a configuration of 16 business and 144 Economy seats, with on-demand in-flight entertainment system in at every seat.
From this date Malaysia Airlines' current frequencies between Kuala Lumpur and Taipei will be complemented by an additional flight, providing better travel options for customers to enjoy improved connectivity to destinations in the airline's network.
The new flight will depart Kuala Lumpur 12:35am and arrive Taipei at 5.20am on Monday. The inbound flight departs Taipei on Monday at 6.40am and arrive Kuala Lumpur at 11.40am the same day.
Together with the above service as well as existing flights, Malaysia Airlines now provides a total of 19 direct flights between Malaysia and Taiwan, with 12 flights a week from Kuala Lumpur and 7 flights weekly from Kota Kinabalu.