Wednesday, November 01, 2006

FAX flies into storm over Mulu

KUCHING: Fly Asian Xpress (FAX) has come under fire from the state authorities for unreliable services to Mulu in northern Sarawak.

In taking the airline to task, state Tourism and Urban Development Minister Datuk Wong Soon Koh said unless it rectified various shortcomings, the tourism industry in Mulu would be destroyed.

“We have been told repeatedly by tour operators that they will not market Mulu and Sarawak if the air services to Mulu are not improved.

“This is very serious as the problems have affected long-haul tourists in particular,” he told reporters after closing a tour guide course at the Sarawak Tourism Complex here yesterday.

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