Malindo Air Kuala Lumpur via Denpasar to Adelaide
A gate celebration was held at Adelaide Airport to toast the start of Malindo Air’s new four times weekly service from Kuala Lumpur and Denpasar. Pictured at the launch event are: Mark Young, MD, Adelaide Airport; Chandran Rama Muthy, CEO, Malindo Air; and Rodney Harrex, Chief Executive of the South Australian Tourism Commission. Along with speeches, the Australian gateway also baked an amazing route launch cake.
- Malindo Air has made Adelaide (ADL), destination for this year’s World Routes, its fourth Australian gateway, launching a four times weekly service from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) via Denpasar (DPS) to the city. The carrier is already present in Australia with flights to Perth, Melbourne and Brisbane. Launched 16 April from Kuala Lumpur, the carrier will serve the tri-city route using its fleet of 737-800s. Competition on the 5,688-kilometre connection between Kuala Lumpur and Adelaide comes from Malaysia Airlines. The oneworld member already serves the airport pair five times weekly using its fleet of A330-300s, confirmed by Flightradar24.com data. The 3,764-kilometre sector between Denpasar and Adelaide is also served by another operator, with Jetstar Airways offering a daily rotation between the two destinations at present.