News Listings for Kota Kinabalu International

  • ROUTES: Kualu Lumpur Airport bullish on growth

    News | 21 Sep 2010 20:00 | Brendan Sobie

    Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) is again seeing double-digit traffic growth, driven by continued growth at Malaysian low-cost carrier AirAsia as well as by legacy carriers.
  • AirAsia to add 737-300s and international flights

    News | 30 Sep 2002 23:00

    <p>DAVID FULLBROOK / SINGAPORE</p> <p>Malaysian no-frills carrier plans to create second hub on island of Borneo for services</p> <p>Malaysian no-frills carrier AirAsia plans to add up to six more Boeing 737-300s to its fleet and launch its first international routes by the middle of next year. </p> <p>A sixth 737-300 is due in November, with three more planned for March and two more around June, says the airline. AirAsia plans to lease the aircraft for five years but is also considering buying some.</p> <p>Coinciding with the arrival of the sixth aircraft is the introduction of services to Sibu and Sandakan in Sabah, a Malaysian province on the island of Borneo. Services are expected to be daily initially and follow the launch of daily flights to Tawau in Sabah on 5 September. </p> <p>The carrier plans to use Kota Kinabalu - Sabah's capital - as its second hub and a base for international services from March. Kota Kinabalu International Airport's (KKIA) second terminal - known lo