Tawau set to soar with more flights


KOTA KINABALU: Direct international charter flights to Sabah’s Tawau district are expected to expand next month, bringing in more visitors.

State Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Datuk Christina Liew said Batik Air will be launching its charter flights to Tawau from three cities in China.

She added that three weekly flights from China’s Pudong will commence in April and from Chengdu in July, while similar direct flights from Shenzhen are scheduled to commence in June.

“The flights will see a tourism boom in Tawau,” Liew said.

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