Review of Malaysia Airlines flight Kuala Lumpur Sydney in Economy

Airline Malaysia Airlines
Flight MH 141
Class Economy
Seat 35A
Aircraft Airbus A330-300
Flight time 08:15
Take-off 07 Feb 15, 09:00
Arrival at 07 Feb 15, 20:15
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By SILVER 574
Published on 26th November 2019
Malaysia Airlines 9M-MTA MH141 KUL-SYD

Flight Details:

Flight No : MH 141
Aircraft : Airbus A330-300
Rego : 9M-MTA
Departure Kuala Lumpur International (KUL) Satellite Terminal : 09:00
Arrival Sydney (SYD) : 20:15

Trip Report: Malaysia Airlines 9M-MTA MH141 KUL-SYD

Do watch the video to experience the flight.




Introduction

This report is of the return flight in Feb 2015. After arriving in Kuala Lumpur from Mumbai, read trip report : Malaysia Airlines 9M-MRN MH 195 BOM-KUL

I had transit time of one and half hours. As the Mumbai flight had arrived at satellite terminal, I checked the departure schedule and waited for the boarding time.

Transit Area- Satellite Terminal

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Skytrain to Main Terminal


With time to space, I checked the terminal area. Went to toilet to freshen up, it wasn't as clean with many users.

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Plane spotting

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Malaysia Airlines A330-300 behind the Xiamen Air to operate flight to Sydney

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Waiting area

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Qatar Airways to Doha

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Xiamen Air front view

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Air Mauritius

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Boarding

Boarding was called soon. Security check was carried out at gate.

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Malaysia Airlines, Airbus A330-300 registration: 9M-MTA operating MH141 to Sydney

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Window view

After security check, waited few minutes near the gate. boarding commenced. I had booked the window seat while booking the ticket.

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On entering the aircraft, boarding pass was checked and directed towards seat. Seating in economy was 2-4-2.

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Boarding continued for few minutes, The flight was full.

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Seat pocket

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Taxi and Departure

Soon the after boarding was completed, safety demonstration was shown on the IFE. Crew carried out check. Pushback had commenced. After a short taxi to the runway. Departed in Northerly direction then turning South. I didn't video departure as the sun was bright, couldn't take a good video.

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Window view flying south

Apologies for the large watermark, used automated feature in watermarking software, causing issue with size.

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Flight map

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Leaving the Malaysian Peninsula

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Flight details

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Leg space

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Flying over the clouds

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Cabin service

Cabin service commence on attaining cruising altitude

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Meal - Packaging

Meal was served, option was fish or western style chicken.

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I chose the chicken as seen below.

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Resting time

After the meal, I fell asleep for next 4 hrs.

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Woke and checked the IFE, flight was flying over Western Australia.

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Time zones

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Flight information

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Day night map

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Flight Details

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more information

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Window view

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Over the Northern Territories

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Somewhere close to the Alice Springs

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Malaysian Airlines Airbus A330-300 Safety Card

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Seat pocket content

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Reading material

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Going places - inflight magazine

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Malaysian Airlines Fleet information

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Airbus A380-800

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Firefly ATR 72-500
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MasWings ATR 72-500
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Boeing 777-200
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Viking DHC-6 Twin Otter - Series 400
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Airbus A330-300
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Boeing B737-800
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MASKargo A330-200F
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Boeing B747-400F
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Malaysian Airlines route map
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Flight map

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IFE controller

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Flight information

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Snack Service

Snack service commenced about 1.5 hrs before arriving in Sydney. Snack was chicken roll with cheese.

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Checked the IFE options

I was tired and in no mood for entertainment, just browsed through the offerings

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Over the Mid West NSW

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Blue Mountains

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Descent commences

Flight map showing the southern approach to land in Sydney

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View of SYD airport

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Heading East

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Turning South

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South Eastern Suburbs

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Landing

After flying over Kurnell landed on runway 34L

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Exiting the runway
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View of International Terminal

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Qantas Boeing 747-400

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Disembarkation

After arriving at the gate, disembarkation commenced.

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Immigration and Quarantine

Walking to immigration

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As I have a e-passport, used the self check kiosk and then passed the automated kiosk. Waited few minutes for the bag to arrive and passed quarantine without any issues.

Was outside the terminal within half hour

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End of Trip

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Verdict

Malaysia Airlines

7.0/10
Cabin7.5
Cabin crew7.5
Entertainment/wifi6.5
Meal/catering6.5

Kuala Lumpur - KUL

7.0/10
Efficiency7.5
Access7.5
Services6.5
Cleanliness6.5

Sydney - SYD

7.5/10
Efficiency7.5
Access7.5
Services7.5
Cleanliness7.5

Conclusion

Malaysia Airlines provided satisfactory onboard service. Flight was full. I didn't check the entertainment, food portion was small for my liking

Kuala Lumpur airport was easy transit as the flight had docked in the same terminal as the earlier flight. Not much to do at the satellite terminal as the choices are limited

Sydney Airport was busy in the evening, I didn't have to queue for immigration, bag came in reasonable time, Quarantine wasn't an issue as I wasn't carrying any declarable item.

Overall a satisfactory trip.

Information on the route Kuala Lumpur (KUL) Sydney (SYD)

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