Latest Travel News
• China VISA Application - Latest Photo Requirement •
Please be informed that, new rules on photo requirement for China Visa Application For more information: http://bit.ly/2gdZ3E1
• British Airways Long haul Check-in times at London Heathrow (LHR) •
Kindly be informed that, check-in for long haul flights departing London Heathrow (LHR) will close 60 minutes before flight departure time from 30 October 2016. Check-in time for long haul flights departing London, Heathrow on or before 29 October 2016 is 45 minutes before flight departure time. Check-in for short haul flights will remain at 45 minutes before flight departure time.
• Malaysia Airlines (MAS) Prohibition on the carriage of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 •
Kindly be informed that, carriage of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 device is prohibited on all Malaysia Airlines flights with immediate effect. The device must not be transported on any person, in carry-on baggage, checked-in baggage or as cargo on all of our flights.Any passenger found in possession of the device will be denied boarding without compensation.
• TAT Advice for the mourning period after the passing of the King Of Thailand •
Kindly be informed that the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has issued an Advice on the Royal Religious Rites and status of attractions and events during the Morning Period after the passing away of His Majesty the King of Thailand. For more information: http://bit.ly/2ecr3G9
• KNOW YOUR RIGHTS BEFORE YOU FLY •
If you travel by air in Malaysia, your rights are clearly defined and protected under the national law. These rights cover dealings with airlines, airports and other aviation service providers, including foreign airlines operating into and out of Malaysia. Knowing your rights can help you receive a fair outcome if something goes wrong while traveling. For more information: http://www.mavcom.my/en/know-your-rights-before-you-fly/
• De-Linking Of Emirates Dubai-Melbourne Flight •
Please be informed that effective 30 October 2016, the daily Emirates flight EK408 & EK409 Dubai-Kuala Lumpur-Melbourne (DXB-KUL-MEL) flights will be discontinued. Instead it will operate as a non-stop long-haul flight directly from Dubai to Melbourne and vice versa.
• Tourism Fee for All Langkawi Hotels •
Please be informed that effective 1st July 2016, a tourism fee imposed by the Langkawi Municipal Council will be collected by all
Langkawi hotels. The amount levied will be as follows:
1 & 2 star hotels RM 1.00 per room per night
3 & 4 star hotels RM 3.00 per room per night
5 star hotels RM 5.00 per room per night