This would give the national carrier access to Addis Ababa which is the capital and the largest city in Ethiopia. The establishment sees Ethiopian Airlines' services from Addis Ababa to Kuala Lumpur and vice versa carrying the Malaysia Airlines flight code. The service includes a transit in Bangkok.
MH9489 departs Kuala Lumpur at 11.25 pm every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday and arrives at Addis Ababa at 6.45am the following day. Meanwhile MH9488 departs Addis Ababa at 12.40am every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday and arrives at Kuala Lumpur at 6.00pm. The Ethiopian Airlines code for this service is ET619 and ET618 respectively.
To promote this code-share, Malaysia Airlines is now offering attractive all inclusive return fares to Addis Ababa starting from RM3885 for economy class travel and RM13170 for Business class travel.