30 Jun '11, 6am

Malaysia Airlines defends 'no baby' policy

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Airlines will not allow babies in first class on its A380 planes, defending the policy after receiving complaints from well-heeled passengers about noisy infants. The state-owned carrier eliminated baby bassinets from the first-class cabins of its Boeing 747s in 2004, and said it would apply the same policy when it starts taking delivery of Airbus superjumbos next year. "We do not take infants in 1st Class whether on their own seat or on the lap. We do lose some revenue but many ppl complained," chief executive Tengku Azmil Zahruddin said in a Twitter posting on Wednesday. The policy has sparked online debate as Malaysia Airlines prepares to take delivery of the first of six A380 superjumbos it has ordered in the second quarter of 2012. "As I said earlier, it is a tough call. There will be unhappy (passengers) either way," Azmil tweeted. Malaysia Air...

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