Malaysia Airlines switch from Boeing 777-200ER to Airbus A330-323X aircraft on all Perth services

ABOVE: 9M-MTE Airbus A330-323X (cn 1243) of Malaysia Airlines, operating the MH125/MH124 afternoon service between Kuala Lumpur and Perth, seen here approaching runway 21 at Perth.
Photo © Michael Foss
ABOVE: 9M-MRP Boeing 777-2H6 ER (cn 28421/496) of Malaysia Airlines, approaching Perth’s runway 03 in 2010.
Photo © David Eyre

15 February 2012:

As previously reported on AviationWA in August 2011, Malaysia Airlines has today (15 February 2012) switched to using the Airbus A330-323X aircraft on all Kuala Lumpur / Perth services.

Previously, the airline used the Boeing 777-2H6 ER aircraft on the route, with Airbus A330s being used on the night MH127/MH126 service.

Malaysia Airlines’ final Boeing 777-2H6ER service was operated yesterday (14 February 2012) by 9M-MRD on the MH125/MH124 afternoon service.

Services  operate as follows, all now being operated by Airbus A330-323X aircraft (times shown are the arrival and departure times for Perth):

  • Perth / Kuala Lumpur – DAILY : MH125 arr 15:00 / MH124 dep 16:30
  • Perth / Kuala Lumpur – FRI/SUN/MON : MH127 arr 01:30 / MH126 dep 02:30

David Eyre

President, Aviation Association of WA Inc

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