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Jetstar Asia launches Flights between Singapore and Kota Kinabalu

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Jetstar Asia has launched flights between Singapore and Kota Kinabalu in Malaysia. Currently flying to Kota Kinabalu 4 times a week, Jetstar Asia will increase this offering to daily flights starting from 20 December 2008.

This is a noteworthy moment for us, we are elated to be offering a new travel destination for our passengers. This is also an important milestone in our expansion to Malaysia for Kota Kinabalu is a well known destination with much to offer in eco-tourism. The launch of our flights will make this destination more affordable. Seeing  that it is also the year end school holidays, families can consider making their way to Kota Kinabalu for some quality family bonding time, said CEO of Jetstar Asia and Valuair, Ms Chong Phit Lian.

Assistant Minister of Tourism, Culture and Environment of Sabah, YB Bolkiah Hj Ismail added, As the state capital of Sabah, Kota Kinabalu has a lot to offer; whether you are looking for an adventure filled escapade with family and friends or you are a businessman who likes to catch up with business associates over a game of golf, there is bound to be something which will appeal to any visitor. We have observed a steady increase in the number of Singaporean visitors and expect to welcome more with the commencement of Jetstar Asia flights.

Set against lush greenery and surrounded by islands with sandy beaches, visitors to Kota Kinabalu can dive or snorkel at one of the five tropical islands of the Tunku Abdul Rahman Park. The more adventurous travellers can even try out white water rafting along Kiulu River or explore lowland rainforest and mangrove swamp on Gaya Island. Holidaymakers who are there for a relaxing getaway can visit the Kinabalu Park, the oldest park in Sabah, and pamper themselves with a therapeutic dip at the Poring Hot Spring.

Jetstar Asia operates out of Changi Airport's Terminal One and offers free online seat selection, providing leather seats and a free 20kg luggage allowance.

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