Emirates and Batik Air Malaysia announced a codeshare agreementallowing Dubai Airline customers to access five Malaysian citieshas two Indonesian cities and to Singaporeservices operated by the Malaysian airline via theKuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA).
As per the agreement, Emirates will put its code on flights operated by Batik Air to Penang, Kuching, Kota Kinabalu, Langkawi and Johor Bahru in Malaysia, Denpasar and Jakarta in Indonesia, and Singapore, providing customers with a seamless travel experience as they connect to new destinations using a single ticket and a convenient baggage transfer policy. Emirates customers will also have the option of a stopover in Kuala Lumpur, the Malaysian capital and Batik Air hub, before heading to their final destination.
Emirates has been serving Malaysia since 1996 and currently operates 21 weekly flights to Kuala Lumpur using a combination of long-haul Boeing 777 and Airbus A380 aircraft. It currently has 30 codeshare partners, 11 intermodal and 118 interline, including a long-standing partnership with Jakarta-based Indonesian group Lion Air and its subsidiaries Batik Air Indonesia and Batik Air Malaysia.