In a statement Thursday, Head of Commercial for AirAsia Bhd, Spencer Lee, said AirAsia was the only airline that offered this direct flight.
"We aim to strengthen the connectivity within our network and the introduction of this route is a great example of our commitment," he said.
He said the seats for the new route were available for booking online at Airasia.com with promotional seats available from now until Feb 19, 2017, and between April 28, 2017 and Feb 6, 2018.
Tawau, known as the gateway to the wonderful islands of Semporna, is a must-visit not only for diving enthusiasts, but also for the sun and sea lovers as well.
The most popular on the travel list is the famed Sipadan Island, ranked as one of the best diving spots in the world. – Bernama