Tuesday, April 26, 2011

New airline connects Sabah and Hong Kong

Kota Kinabalu: Visitors from China and Hong Kong which grew four-fold within eight years, are expected to increase with the inaugural flight of the latest carrier, Hong Kong Airlines, last week.

Together with other airlines, flights connecting Kota Kinabalu to Hong Kong has increased to 21 flights per week.

Hong Kong Airlines flies to destinations beyond Hong Kong, including 10 cities in China such as Changsa, Haikou, Hangzhou, Harbin, Kunming, Guilin, Nanning, Beijing, Sanya and Shanghai. Currently Sabah has only one connection to China, through Shenzhen.

"The introduction of Hong Kong Airlines to Sabah is the much-needed connection between Sabah with Northern Asia," said Datuk Seri Tengku Zainal Adlin, Chairman of Sabah Tourism Board.

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