k-MAS flyer1_20160326k-MAS flyer2_20160326When Malaysian Airline System, commenced operations in 1972, its air links covered 6 international and 34 domestic destinations. The addition of new, more advanced and bigger capacity aircraft through the years has enabled MAS to fly to new international destinations. Today, MAS flies to 25 key cities in Asia, Australia, Europe and Middle East, in additional to the 34 destinations within Malaysia.

NOW TO LOS ANGELES, THE 60TH DESTINATION FOR MAS
MAS launches its services to Los Angeles on 31 July 1986. This service also marks the first trans-Pacific service for MAS. Flying twice-weekly, via Tokyo, MAS operates the fastest flight between Kuala Lumpur and Los Angeles. With Los Angeles, MAS route network covers 60 destinations in 21 countries in Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East and U.S.A.

MAS ADDS THE MOST ADVANCED B747 TO ITS FLEET
For the first time, a B747 Stretched Upper Deck aircraft, the most advanced 747 of all, will carry the MAS fleet will be dedicated to the new trans-Pacific Services and will also support MAS European frequencies. The introduction of this new aircraft will enable MAS to further increase its existing services and network.
Technical Details
Stamp Value : 20c, 40c, $1
Paper : SPM watermarked, Phosphor coated
Printing Process : Lithography
Printer : Security Printers (M) Sdn Bhd
Designer : PTM Thompson Advertising Snd Bhd

20c

Flight Routes Map

The 20c denomination indicates the various destinations to which MAS 747s fly. The route to the latest destionation, Los Angeles, is indicated in yellow.

40c

MAS Emblem, New Route

Both the denominations indicate the route from Kuala Lumpur to Los Angeles with Tokyo as a stopover point. A graphic representation of the new MAS B747 appears in both the denominations.

$1

Emblem, Stops

Both the denominations indicate the route from Kuala Lumpur to Los Angeles with Tokyo as a stopover point. A graphic representation of the new MAS B747 appears in both the denominations.