For those who travels a lot and always carrying a lot of luggages should be aware that effective 1st Mach 2008, MAS is implementing a maximum weight rule of 32kg (70 Lb) for each check in luggage. If your luggage exceeds the 32 kg limits, you have to repack and making use of additional briefcase or travel bag. It would be convenient to bring along gunny sack or similar items in case that you need to repack.
Effective 14 April 2008, Malaysian Airlines introduces a new fee structure for excess baggage rate. For flight within the Peninsular Malaysia, Sarawak and Sabah or between Sabah and Sarawak, the rate is RM10/kg.
For flight between Peninsular Malaysia and Sabah/Sarawak, the rate is RM15/kg.