Malaysia Airlines (MH, Kuala Lumpur International) intends to induct its first A330-900N this year, with the type being among 12 aircraft deliveries expected by the carrier throughout 2024. In a January 29, 2024, statement, the carrier said this year's deliveries would include four A330-900Ns and eight B737-8s.

Malaysia Airlines has twenty A330-900Ns on order, with deliveries scheduled through 2028. Ten of the planes are sourced directly from Airbus relying on a back-to-back sale and leaseback arrangement with Avolon, while the other ten are leased directly from Avolon.

Malaysia Airlines told ch-aviation that the first A330-900N will arrive in Kuala Lumpur in September, with the remaining three due this year delivering through December. The type will eventually replace the existing A330-200 and A330-300 types and operate sectors to Asia, Oceania, and the Middle East.

"The acquisition underscores the MAG’s steadfast commitment as it seeks to provide modernity and elevate the standards of its service offerings, while ensuring that it can support the post-pandemic growth of the aviation industry," the statement reads.

According to the ch-aviation PRO airlines module, Malaysia Airlines flies to 75 airports in 22 countries. Ahead of the 2024 aircraft deliveries, its fleet comprises six A330-200s, three A330-200Fs, fifteen A330-300s, seven A350-900s, three B737-8s, forty-two B737-800s, six DHC-6-400s, and ten wet-leased ATR72-500s. Malaysia Airlines is a MAG subsidiary. MAG also owns Firefly, MASwings, and Amal by Malaysia Airlines.

Separately, MAG confirmed that it will retrofit six of its A350-900s beginning in 2026 to ensure consistent cabin standardisation across its medium and long-haul international fleet.