Malaysia Airlines Cancels South Africa and Argentina Service from Feb 2012 as Planned

Update 0300GMT 08DEC11

Malaysia Airlines on 07DEC11 has officially announced the cancellation of Kuala Lumpur – Johannesburg and Kuala Lumpue – Cape Town – Buenos Aires service

Johannesburg service is to be cancelled from 31JAN12, while Cape Town and Buenos Aires service to be cancelled from 01FEB12. At time this post goes to press, the airline is gradually closing reservations on these routes. Currently, only full-fare is “available for reservation”, while discounted fares has been closed.

On 10NOV11, this website reported the airline closed reservation for these routes, but it was opened 24 hours later. However, the airline did not announce the closure of Dubai, Karachi and Dammam route.

Schedule:

Kuala Lumpur – Johannesburg Cancelled from 31JAN12
MH203 KUL0120 – 0550JNB 772 246
MH204 JNB1340 – 0610+1KUL 772 246

Kuala Lumpur – Cape Town – Buenos Aires Cancelled from 01FEB12
MH201 KUL0120 – 0650CPT0835 – 1245EZE 744 37
MH202 EZE2320 – 1215+1CPT1345 – 0700+1KUL 744 37