Visitors to French Polynesia or the French West Indies will no longer be required to obtain visas in advance. Free entry visas will be granted, for stays up to three months, upon arrival to those holding valid passports.
Malaysian Airline System has advanced the departure times of its twice weekly service form Los Angeles to Kuala Lumpur by more than three hours. The flights leave each Thursday and Saturday at 10:30 a.m. Departures out of Kuala Lumpur to Los Angeles have been advanced to 8 a.m.