Review of Malaysia Airlines flight Mumbai Kuala Lumpur in Economy

Airline Malaysia Airlines
Flight MH195
Class Economy
Seat 35A
Aircraft Boeing 777-200
Flight time 05:04
Take-off 07 Feb 15, 00:01
Arrival at 07 Feb 15, 07:35
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By 1809
Published on 18th May 2019

Malaysia Airlines 9M-MRN MH 195 BOM-KUL


Flight Details:
Aircraft : Boeing 777-2H6(ER)
Rego: 9M-MRN
Departure Mumbai (Terminal 2): 12:01 am
Arrival Kuala Lumpur (Terminal S): 7:35 am


Trip Report: : Malaysia Airlines 9M-MRN MH 195 BOM-KUL

Do watch the video to experience the flight.



Introduction


This report is of the return flight in Feb 2015. After2 days in Mumbai, see trip report:  Singapore Airlines SQ422 Singapore - Mumbai
It was time to return to Sydney.

Drive to Airport

Took a taxi from Chembur and used the Santa Cruz - Chembur Link road to reach airport.


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Driving to Airport


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ChEcK IN


After arriving at the airport, showed my ticket and passport. Was allowed to enter the check-in area. A small queue had formed at the counter.


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Check-in was quick and got boarding pass for both flight: BOM-KUL and KUL-SYD.


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Check-in area


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After completing check-in, joined the security and immigration queue.


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Immigration queue took sometime as there was a big crowd being peak departure hour in Mumbai.


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Security and Immigration


After competing the security, which was quick. Immigration took time as it was peak departure time from Mumbai. Completed the immigration and entered the duty free and F&B zone.


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Flight Schedule


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Had some food before heading to the departure area.


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Walk to departure area.


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Duty free


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Toilets


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Plane Spotting


Thai Airways to Bangkok


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Pushback


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Air India to Singapore, boarding had commenced


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Air India B787 to Singapore


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Waiting Area


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Boarding


Malaysia Airlines was departing from Gate 78.


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Crowd had gathered around the gate, Boarding commenced on time.


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Joined the queue to board. Had the boarding pass scanned and then allowed to head to aircraft.


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Flight details at the gate


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View of the B777 from aero-bridge


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Boarding the flight


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Onboard


Seat view


Blanket, headphones and inflight magazines were stacked in the seat pocket.


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Pushback and Departure


Boarding completed soon. My neighbour was a seaman heading to Gold Coast to board cruise ship.  The rear section had college students in a tourist group heading to KL.


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Window view


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Pushback commenced on time,


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Departure was from runway 27.


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About to lineup for departure at runway 27.


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Departing into the night sky.


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Safety Demonstration
Safety demonstration was shown on the IFE screen


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Cabin crew carried out safety check as the aircraft taxied to runway.


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Light and air duct for air conditioning


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Cabin Service


After departure view, Cabin serviced commenced. Dinner was provided, Chicken or Veggie was the option. I chose the chicken- which was Chicken Curry. I didn't take photo as the cabin was dark and didn't get a good shot. Breakfast was served comprising of egg and potatoes with coffee or tea. I didn't take photo as I was tired and forgot.


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After Dinner, I slept for the next few hours to wake before arriving in KL


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Window view
Morning sky


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Flight map


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After series of turn, approaching KL


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On Approach


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Arrival


Flight arrived at the satellite terminal. My next flight was to depart from same terminal, it was simple transfer as I had received boarding pass for both the flight.


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Disembarkation


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View of the aircraft


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Satellite Terminal Signage


Disembarked from the flight and checked the flight schedule to find gate number for the next flight.


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Verdict

Malaysia Airlines

7.1/10
Cabin7.5
Cabin crew7.0
Entertainment/wifi7.0
Meal/catering7.0

Mumbai - BOM

7.2/10
Efficiency7.5
Access7.0
Services6.5
Cleanliness8.0

Kuala Lumpur - KUL

7.1/10
Efficiency7.5
Access7.5
Services7.0
Cleanliness6.5

Conclusion

Malaysia Airlines provided satisfactory onboard service. Mumbai Airport was clean and fresh. Immigration took time being peak time. Kuala Lumpur airport was easy transit as the flight had docked in the same terminal as the next flight. Overall a satisfactory trip.

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