An end of summer flights sale to Asia, Australia and New Zealand was unveiled today by Malaysia Airlines.

Return fares to Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok starting at £479 in economy are available until midnight on September 6.

Business class returns to Bangkok lead-in at £1,799 based on Airbus A380 services from Heathrow via the Malaysian capital.

Discounted fares cover selected destinations across the airline’s network including Penang, Phuket, Singapore, Ho Chi Minh City, Sydney and Auckland.

Chief commercial officer, Paul Simmons, said: “We are committed to making travel more affordable for our customers.

“As the summer starts to draw to an end, make the most of this fantastic opportunity to enjoy some winter sun and adventure in our exciting destinations.”