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AirAsia new flight from Bangkok to Kota Kinabalu from August 2018

KOTA KINABALU, 16 August 2018 - AirAsia celebrates its maiden flight from Bangkok, Thailand to Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia.The unique route, which marks the first AirAsia Thailand’s flight to East Malaysia, is a testament to AirAsia’s commitment to further grow Kota Kinabalu hub.

The inaugural service departed Don Mueang International Airport in Bangkok earlier today, and was joined by Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Malaysia YB Tuan Mohamaddin Bin Ketapi. The flight was welcomed with a water cannon salute upon landing at Kota Kinabalu International Airport and was received by Deputy Chief Minister cum Minister of Tourism, Culture and Environment of Sabah YB Mdm. Christina Liew, AirAsia Malaysia CEO Riad Asmat and AirAsia Malaysia Head of Commercial Spencer Lee.

AirAsia Group currently flies from Kota Kinabalu to 9 international destinations (Bangkok, Singapore, Manila, Hong Kong, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Hangzhou, Wuhan, and Taipei) and 8 domestic destinations (Kuala Lumpur, Tawau, Sandakan, Miri, Kuching, Penang, Kota Bharu and Johor Bahru). AirAsia will also operate Kota Kinabalu - Macao route effective November this year.

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