01 Jul '11, 5am

Malaysia Airlines bans babies from first-class cabins

KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia Airlines said it will extend its ban on babies in the first class cabins of its soon-to-be-delivered A380 aircraft. The airline eliminated bassinets from its Boeing 747 first class cabins in 2004. Chief executive Azmil Zahruddin said the decision was a tough one but cited complaints from wealthy passengers that they "can't sleep due to crying infants". "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," he said in a Twitter posting on Wednesday. The policy has sparked a debate online as Malaysia Airlines prepares to take delivery of the first of six A380 superjumbos it has ordered in the second quarter of next year, reported AFP. In a statement, the airline said it had reconfigured the first-class section of its 747 jumbo jets in November 2004 to give its elite passengers mo...

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