Sunday, July 15, 2007

Sabah's bid to revive Aussie flight

Ranau: Sabah has set its sights on reviving the direct flight service between Australia and the State.

Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Datuk Masidi Manjun said this would be among the objectives of a tourism delegation from Sabah which he would leading to Australia on a promotional campaign soon.

The delegation comprising Sabah Tourism Board (STB) and Tourism Malaysia officials was supposed to go there this month but the trip had to be postponed due to his busy schedule.

"Nevertheless, we will go there soon to meet with all the tourism players and authorities there to promote SabahÉwhile there we will also seek the revival of direct flights between Sabah and any major town in Australia," he said. Previously there used to be direct flights between Sydney and Kota Kinabalu provided by the Australian airline, but it was stopped due to insufficient load.

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