30 Jun '11, 4am

Malaysia Airlines: No Babies in First Class

Malaysia Airlines: No Babies in First Class

Malaysia Airlines has become the first major airline to ban babies from the first-class cabins on its aircraft, and will extend the ban on the A380 super jumbo. The airline’s CEO Tengku Azmil said the airline’s forthcoming A380 would not have bassinets, the in-flight cribs required for babies to fly in, installed. Parents who wish to fly with Malaysia Airlines’ current fleet are restricted to the business and economy cabins, which do have bassinets available. In a discussion with followers on Twitter earlier this month, Azmil said that the decision was a tough call, but “Also hv many complaints from 1st class pax dat dey spend money on 1st class & can’t sleep due to crying infants.” As airlines make a significant proportion of their income from premium passengers (who tend to be business people traveling alone), it’s perhaps unsurprising that the demands of first class pas...

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Malaysia Airlines bans babies from first class

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