Commemorative Postage Stamps to Celebrate the ingaugural Malaysia Airlines 747-400 Non-Stop Flight to London on 02 December 1989
Malaysia Airlines enters a new era in air travel with the launching of non-stop flights to London aboard the Boeing 747-400. This historic event once again confirms Malaysia Airlines to be at the forefront of the international civil aviation field. More non-stop flights to other international destinations are on the way.
The revolutionary 747-400 takes non-stop travel to a record 13,600 km as well as slashes travel time. For instance the travel time from Kuala Lumpur to London is reduced by 2 hours.