Kuala Lumpur has become an increasingly important part of Malaysia Airlines’ network, with the capital having 86% of the FSC’s seats last year – its highest in many years.
Malaysia Airlines’ retreat to core as capacity has fallen is fully understandable given the various events that have afflicted the carrier in recent years.
Indeed, as a result of these (on-going) difficulties, the years since 2016 have seen a big reduction in capacity.
And there has not yet been much of a recovery, even before coronavirus is considered.
The figure, below, indicates that Malaysia Airlines’ Kuala Lumpur seat capacity was...