KOTA KINABALU: Fifteen orphans were among the passengers on MASWings' first flight here yesterday to Lahad Datu to mark the rural air service to Sabah and Sarawak.
The inaugural flight, a Fokker 50 bearing flight number MH3014, was among the first few flights of the network covering 21 destinations in Sabah and Sarawak. It has scheduled 451 flights per week.
MASWings takes over from Flyasian Express after 14 months. During that period, many problems such as flight delays and cancellations were reported.
The new company, a subsidiary of Malaysia Airlines, will operate 72 weekly Fokker 50 flights and nine Twin Otter flights within Sabah, and 168 Fokker 50 flights and 146 Twin Otter flights within Sarawak.
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