18/04/2024 03:52 PM

KOTA KINABALU, April 18 (Bernama) -- Malaysia Airlines cancelled 19 flights between the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and destinations in Sabah and Sarawak today following the volcanic eruption at Mount Ruang, Indonesia.

Malaysia Airlines, in a statement, said 11 of the cancelled flights were to and from Sabah and eight flights involved Sarawak.

Below is the list of affected flights:


To/from Sabah


MH7420 (KUL-TWU)

MH7421 (TWU-KUL)

MH2612 (KUL-BKI)

MH2621 (BKI-KUL)

MH2710 (KUL-SDK)

MH2711 (SDK-KUL)

MH2610 (KUL-BKI)

MH2611 (BKI-KUL)

MH7404 (KUL-BKI)

MH7405 (BKI-KUL)

MH2613 (BKI-KUL)


To/from Sarawak


MH2520 (KUL-KCH)

MH2513 (KCH-KUL)

MH2542 (KUL-KCH)

MH2543 (KCH-KUL)

MH2574 (KUL-MYY)

MH2575 (MYY-KUL)

MH2742 (KUL-BTU)

MH2743 (BTU-KUL)


Malaysia Airlines will continue to closely monitor developments and further updates on flight cancellations will be communicated directly to affected customers.

"Concurrently, the airline is working to accommodate passengers affected by the cancellation of flights on alternative flights once the situation progressively improves,” it said.

Malaysia Airlines also said passengers are urged to update their contact details via My Booking on Malaysia Airlines’ website to receive timely updates from time to time via email and SMS.

The safety of the passengers and crew remains of utmost importance to Malaysia Airlines, it said.

Meanwhile, Batik Air also announced the cancellation of several flights scheduled to and from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL) to Sabah and Sarawak today following the incident. 

Batik Air, in a statement today, said it understands the inconvenience this may cause and assured that the safety of its passengers and crew remains top priority.

The airline said it will diligently monitor the situation and communicate any updates regarding its flight schedule to and from the affected destinations directly to passengers.

“Additionally, timely updates will be accessible on our websites and social media channels. In the meantime, we are actively working to assist affected passengers by arranging alternative flights.

“We appreciate your understanding and cooperation during this challenging time,” according to the statement.

Batik Air flights that have been cancelled today are OD 1002 (KUL-BKI), OD1003 (BKI-KUL), OD1006 (KUL-BKI), OD1007 (BKI-KUL), OD1632 (KUL-KCH), OD1633 (KCH-KUL), OD1636 (KUL-KCH), OD1637 (KCH-KUL), OD1900 (KUL-TWU), OD1901 (TWU-KUL), OD1906 (KUL-SBW) and OD1907 (SBW-KUL).


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