Posted on: 22 January 2016 by Mark Howells
AirAsia has commenced daily flights between Kota Kinabalu (BKI), the airline’s second largest international hub in Malaysia, and Wuhan (WUH) in China.
tThe service leaves BKI at 18:55 to reach WUH at 23:10 before the return leg takes off from WUH at 23:55 to land back in BKI at 04:05 (+1).ttSpencer Lee, AirAsia Berhad’s head of commercial, stated, “Our latest route from Kota Kinabalu to Wuhan is part of our commitment towards developing Sabah as a gateway for tourists from China into East Malaysia. We see a strong forward booking trend with an average 70% load factor up to March 2016 for this route. We are confident that Chinese tourist arrivals into Sabah will continue to grow through the commencement of this route, and strengthen social and cultural ties between both regions. On the other hand, Sabahans can now enjoy the best of Wuhan with a direct flight and low fares.” ttPassengers travelling from Kota Kinabalu can also connect to 12 countries such as Australia, Thailand, China, Japan, South Korea, Cambodia, Vietnam, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal and India via AirAsia’s Fly-Thru service.