Malaysia Airlines passengers can now use their devices in airplane mode on board

Starting July 1, travelers on Malaysia Airlines, Firefly and MASwings will no longer be required to turn off their electronic devices during takeoff and landing.

These airlines operated by Malaysia Aviation Group can now experience gate-to-gate connectivity after the Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia (CAAM) granted regulatory approval. However, while you can leave your mobile electronic devices turned on, they should always be in airplane mode during air travel.

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Previously, travelers were required to completely turn off their mobile phones and other devices during takeoff and landing. But now, travelers are allowed to use their mobile phones on board, allowing them to download content to their devices and enjoy it throughout their trip. With this update, the airline will be the first to offer this service to passengers departing from Malaysia.

Recently, Malaysia Airlines has announced new upgrades to its flights to attract more travelers and provide better service. In 2022, the airline announced it will update the cabins of its Boeing 737s, introducing seats with personal device holders and a pair of charging ports (USB-A and USB-C).

Additionally, the June 26 announcement revealed that the airline will offer free Wi-Fi to business suite and business class passengers from July 1 to December 31, 2023. 512Kbps will also be extended to Enrich Platinum members and available on Malaysia Airlines’ 20 aircraft.

Commenting on the update, Ahmad Luqman Mohd Azmi, CEO of airline MAG, said: By enabling gate-to-gate connectivity on all of our airlines, we allow our passengers to stay connected throughout their journey with us. Whether it’s keeping your loved ones up to date on the move or getting work done mid-flight. ” He added that the free Wi-Fi service is also an effort to improve connectivity and provide a better in-flight experience for passengers. press release By company.

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Related: Malaysia Airlines to offer free Wi-Fi on select flights starting July 1

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