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Malaysia

Approximate Vintage: 2000
Received From: Tim Gibson
Print or Image Color: Gray and Red
Background / Bag Color: White
This bag differs from the other Malaysia 2000 only on the bottom of the bag, which says, "Specially Produced for Malaysia Airlines", which is a fortuitous happenstance because the airline's logo is printed on the bag.

Malaysia

Approximate Vintage: 2007
Received From: Alan Howlett
Print or Image Color: Gray and Red
Background / Bag Color: Gray and White
The bag changes, but still stays within the Malaysian motif, The design actually looks like some kind of background decor they'd use in designing an airport terminal.

Malaysia

Approximate Vintage: 2013
Received From: Rainer Schwartz
Print or Image Color: Blue, Navy
Background / Bag Color: White
Simplified and clean lines with instructions on the back.

Malaysian Air System (MAS)

Received From: Robert Masumura
Print or Image Color: Yellow
Background / Bag Color: White, Yellow
Excellent old bag featuring the Klingon Battle Cruiser. Precursor to other Malaysia bags.

Malaysian Air System (MAS)

Received From: Robert Masumura
Print or Image Color: Red, Yellow, Black
Background / Bag Color: Red, Yellow, White
For whatever reason the word Mabok has been changed to the more common Mabuk on this bag.

Maldivian

Approximate Vintage: 2009
Received From: Oliver Conradi
Print or Image Color: Red, White
Background / Bag Color: White, Red
"Flying Made Simple" is Maldivian's credo. I can't for the life of me figure out if that's some weird language at the bottom of the bag though.

Malev Express

Approximate Vintage: 2004
Received From: Jan-Alexander Lück
Print or Image Color: White and Blue
Background / Bag Color: Blue
This cousin of the 2002 Malev bag has the word "express" written on it, reminiscent of the swirly Philippine Tranquil Traveler bag. Also, the design looks more like a feminine hygiene design.

Malev Hungarian Airlines

Approximate Vintage: 1989
Received From: Christoph Vogel
Print or Image Color: Blue
Background / Bag Color: White
50 Malev's grace this bag. One of the many 'off register' bags, which include Sterling and Air Ostrava among others.

Malev Hungarian Airlines

Received From: Manfred Kleber
Print or Image Color: Blue
Background / Bag Color: White
I like this sturdy bag because it's printed landscape instead of portrait. It also sports an address to send your vomit to.

Malev Hungarian Airlines

Received From: Mike Roselle
Print or Image Color: Blue
Background / Bag Color: Blue and White
The following table is a breakdown of the number of letters in each word on this bag vs. the number of times it appears. Possibly the most complex instructions on any bag anywhere!

Number of lettersNumber of Words with that many letters
31
53
82
91
122
131
141

Malev Hungarian Airlines

Received From: Steve Thompson
Print or Image Color: Blue
Background / Bag Color: Blue and White
This particular bag is a very tall version of this bag

Malev Hungarian Airlines

Approximate Vintage: 2000
Received From: Bruce Kelly
Print or Image Color: Blue and Red
Background / Bag Color: White
I admire any airline whose first word they print on the bag is: "Egeszsegugyi".

Malev Hungarian Airlines

Approximate Vintage: 2002
Received From: Ulrik Christensen
Print or Image Color: White and Green
Background / Bag Color: Green
Malev enters the 21st century with this winner of a bag, using the color of vomit to camouflage the material inside. Nice safety-ish green cross reminiscent of a Fisher-Price widget of some sort.

Malev Hungarian Airlines

Approximate Vintage: 2005
Received From: Oliver Conradi
Print or Image Color: Red
Background / Bag Color: White
I'm just assuming this is from Malev because of the Hungarian words for Air Sickness Bag. Unfortunately, they made the bag overly plain.

Malev Hungarian Airlines

Approximate Vintage: 2006
Received From: Oliver Conradi
Print or Image Color: White
Background / Bag Color: Blue,Green,White
Malev addes dithered clouds to the bag, making your sickness a pleasurable experience.

Malev Hungarian Airlines

Approximate Vintage: 2009
Received From: David Shomper
Print or Image Color: White
Background / Bag Color: Green, White
Malev goes minimal, leaving their name off the bag and you to figure out who caused your nausea.

Mandala

Approximate Vintage: 2013
Received From: Janusz Tichoniuk
Print or Image Color: Blue, Gold
Background / Bag Color: White
Although branded, the bag has no other instructions or information as to its use. Comes with a 5 petal flower logo (could it be a cinquefoil?)

Mandala Airlines

Received From: Paul Mundy
Print or Image Color: Purple
Background / Bag Color: White
The designers of this bag cleverly used an exterior design that would mask the contents of this translucent bag -- as long as the airline served you blueberries on the flight. Actually, it looks to this student of probability as if they designed the bag using a random computer model. Kind of cool flaming ship's wheel logo too.

As an aside, sickbags are great for teaching foreign languages. Indonesian bags often say, "Lipit Disini" or "Fold Here". On this bag, it says "Putar Disini" or "Twist Here".

Mandarin Airlines

Approximate Vintage: 2001
Received From: Paul Choong
Print or Image Color: Blue and Aqua
Background / Bag Color: White
This bag is printed upside down. This means that if you use the bag and then decide to read it, the contents will spill out in your lap. Probably not what the designers had in mind! Comes with a 90 peg pegboard and a silly M-bird logo. (Ebay)

Mandarin Airlines

Approximate Vintage: 2004
Received From: Jimmy Chen
Print or Image Color: Blue and Aqua
Background / Bag Color: White
Mandarin keeps the M-Bird, but eliminates the folding instructions in favor of tearing instructions. Otherwise, pretty much same old, same old.