With a history that extends back to 1947, Malaysia Airlines is the national flag carrier, headquartered at KLIA. Exhibiting the distinctive wau bulan (traditional Malay kite) logo and brand typeface on the livery, its planes are easily recognised whether on the tarmac or in the skies. Tens of thousands of passengers fly with Malaysia Airlines daily, with flight paths mainly covering the company’s regions of focus – Southeast Asia, China, North Asia, South Asia, Australia, New Zealand and United Kingdom. Expect a rich assortment of Malaysian cooking at this booth.
A relatively young airline, with its first commercial flights taking off in 2002, Air Astana is the flag carrier of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Named after the country’s capital, which was renamed Nur-Sultan in March 2019, the company operates out of Kazakhstan’s largest city, Almaty, with its main hub being Almaty International Airport. Nursultan Nazarbayev International Airport serves as the secondary hub of Air Astana, which flies to over 60 destinations across the globe. Their booth is where you can sample authentic Central Asian fare.
Established in 2001, Citilink is a low-cost airline that began life as a subsidiary of Indonesia’s national flag carrier, Garuda Indonesia, but has operated as an independent carrier since 2012. Its fleet of Airbus A320, Boeing 737-300s, and Boeing 737-500s flies to over 30 destinations in Indonesia and Malaysia, with the main base being Juanda International Airport (SUB) in Surabaya. The Wonderful Indonesia Travel Pass offers travellers up to 30% discount on domestic flights if they choose from various travel packages like the Adventure Pass, Underwater Pass, Heritage Pass or Explore Pass. Head to their booth if you want to taste Indonesian dishes.
Duricious has been dishing out durian goodness since 2001, with the ultimate aim of spreading the flavours of the beloved fruit as far and wide as possible. Each product that comes out of the Duricious stable has been crafted from only the finest durian variants, be it pancakes, mochi, rice balls, popsicles, parfait and seasonal items such as the popular Musang King Snowy Mooncake. To seal in the flavours of each fruit, pulp and paste is extracted from selected durian and instantly frozen using liquid nitrogen gas before being shipped from orchards.