Batik Air has initiated non-stop flights connecting Dubai and Kuala Lumpur, anticipating to boost both leisure and business travel between the two cities.
The new service, represented by Flight OD714 departing from Dubai on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, arrives in Kuala Lumpur at 15:35 local time. The return leg, OD713, operates on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, departing at 23:05 local time and reaching Dubai at 02:25. The flights utilize a new Boeing 737-8 aircraft, featuring 12 business class and 150 economy class seats.
This expansion follows Batik Air’s introduction of the Jeddah-Kuala Lumpur service on August 15.
Ammar Abd Ghapar, Director General of Tourism Malaysia, highlighted that this new route will support destination promotions leading up to Visit Malaysia Year 2026, fostering increased traffic flow through Kuala Lumpur International Airport and enhancing Malaysia’s tourism recovery.
Chandran Rama Muthy, Group Strategy Director of Batik Air and Lion Group, expressed that the Dubai-Kuala Lumpur route extends Batik Air’s reach, seamlessly connecting Southeast Asia and Asia-Pacific markets with the Middle East.