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AirAsia grew by 23% from Kota Kinabalu in 2018 and added two international links; operates a 20-destination network from the airport

AirAsia grew by 23% from Kota Kinabalu in 2018 and added two international links; operates a 20-destination network from the airport

Kota Kinabalu is AirAsia’s second largest base regarding annual capacity, having offered 5.73 million two-way seats from the airport in 2018. Jonathan Ford looks at the LCC’s development from the Malaysian airport over the past couple of years, including the expansion of international markets in North Asia.

AirAsia scores new route hat-trick

AirAsia scores new route hat-trick

AirAsia adds three new routes including one domestic service, plus flights to China and Singapore.

AirAsia retains its #1 spot at Malaysia’s second biggest airport Kota Kinabalu; Shanghai Airlines becomes airline #13

AirAsia retains its #1 spot at Malaysia’s second biggest airport Kota Kinabalu; Shanghai Airlines becomes airline #13

The latest addition to the portfolio of carriers operating at Kota Kinabalu was China Eastern Airlines’ subsidiary Shanghai Airlines on 15 July. With no new routes on the horizon and recent impressive passenger growth being derailed, anna.aero takes stock of which routes and airlines are on the right track at Malaysia’s second biggest airport.


AirAsia launches three new routes in Malaysia

AirAsia launches three new routes in Malaysia

AirAsia adds new international routes from Malaysia to Kalibo and Singapore.

Malindo Air launches first route to Tawau

Malindo Air launches first route to Tawau

Malindo Air inaugurates services from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Tawau Airport.

MASwings launches new Borneo route from Tawau to Tarakan

MASwings launches new Borneo route from Tawau to Tarakan

MASwings, the regional airline owned by Malaysia Airlines, now flies from Tawau in Malaysian Borneo to Tarakan on the Indonesian side of the island.


New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 5 September – Friday 11 September):

Route NewsSome interesting new routes started this week. Aegean, Aer Lingus, AirAsia, Air India Express, Bahrain Air, jetBlue, Pacific Blue, Ryanair and SkyExpress have all had cause to keep their PR departments busy with some positive news.