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Malaysia Airlines to increase Sabah flight frequency in September 2020


KLIA, 21 August 2020: Malaysia Airlines will be adding more flights to its service to Sabah in the month of September 2020.


Malaysia Aviation Group Chief Executive Officer, Captain Izham Ismail said, “Malaysia Airlines is pleased to announce that we will be increasing our flight frequencies up to 8 times daily for direct flights to Kota Kinabalu, Sandakan and Tawau from Kuala Lumpur during this period.”


The increased frequency of flights to Sabah destinations are as follows:


Flights Travel Period Flight Frequency
Kuala Lumpur – Kota Kinabalu 10 – 14 September 2020 8 times daily
15 – 23 September 2020 7 times daily
24 – 28 September 2020 8 times daily
Kuala Lumpur – Sandakan 10 – 14 September 2020 3 times daily
24 – 28 September 2020
Kuala Lumpur – Tawau 10 – 14 September 2020 3 times daily
24 – 28 September 2020


The airline will continue to monitor passenger demand for flights to Sabah and shall adjust its network capacity from time to time to allow for passengers seeking to travel to the ‘Land Below the Wind’.


Following the COVID-19 pandemic, Malaysia Airlines has enhanced its safety and health measures by introducing initiatives aligned with international safety and health protocols set by international regulatory bodies, such as the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), World Health Organization (WHO), International Air Transport Association (IATA), and Ministry of Health of Malaysia (MOH).


“Please rest assured that the safety and well-being of passengers and employees is our utmost priority at all times. We have taken special care at all our customer touchpoints to ensure that visitors to the beautiful state of Sabah can ‘Fly Confidently’ and explore all of the amazing experiences it has to offer,” ended Izham.


From now until 2nd September 2020, Malaysia Airlines tour operating arm, MHholidays also has a special treat for families with its ‘Kids Fly + Stay Free’ campaign which offers up to 50% off holiday packages to Sabah where every booking entitles one child aged between 3 to 11 years old or an infant aged 2 years and below to fly and stay for free at selected hotels!


Don’t miss out on these attractive limited-time holiday deal offers at MHholidays’ official website at during the campaign period.




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