Saturday, February 27, 2010

AirAsia urged to continue Tawau-Singapore sector

TAWAU: The decision by AirAsia to discontinue its direct flight from Tawau to Singapore end of this month has made many passengers here unhappy.Tawau member of parliament Datuk Chua Soon Bui said the low-cost airline would lose its credibility if it continued to cancel its routes with prepaid bookings until the second half of the year.

Chua said she had received many complaints from the public who were not dissatisfied with the cancellation of the Tawau-Singapore route as they had already bought their tickets.

AirAsia launched the direct flight at the beginning of September last year.

Chua said AirAsia had not given any reason for discontinuing the flight but she hoped the airline could work closely with the Sabah Tourism Ministry and the tourism industry players to relaunch it.

A former senior reporter, Thong Lee Fun, said the least AirAsia could do was to reduce the number of weekly flights rather than stopping them altogether.

Another alternative is to re-route passengers through Kota Kinabalu at no extra cost.

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1 comment:

Richard said...

it will be a loss for everyone if they stopped the Tawau - Singapore sector