Sarawak, Sabah eye MASwings


By YU JI
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  • Tuesday, 03 Feb 2015

MASwings staff with members of the public at airlines The New Beginning marketing campaign at Kuching Waterfront. Cheap fares from RM21 are up for grabs. - ZULAZHAR SHEBLEE / The Star

KUCHING: The Sarawak and Sabah governments want to acquire MASwings’ equity, bringing back an old proposal first made in 2012 that was shelved a year later.

Both governments want to turn the rural air service carrier, which is fully owned by Malaysia Airlines (MAS), into a medium-haul airline to serve the Asean region from Kuching and Kota Kinabalu.

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