LABUAN: MASwings has started direct flights between Labuan and Sibu.
Labuan Chinese Chamber of Commerce (LCCC) president Datuk Wong Kii Yii yesterday told the media that the operation officially started on August 5.
“I want to thank MASwings for responding to LCCC’s request to have the direct connecting flight,” he said.
Earlier, LCCC held a meeting with MASwings business development head and charters, Zamani Maran and its senior managers here.
The flights from Labuan (MH3227/MH3655) will be at 11.40am, and is expected to reach Sibu at 1.35pm. The Sibu flight (MH3652/MH3226) is at 9.25am and expected to reach Labuan at 11.20am.
The evening flight from Sibu is at 6.20pm, reaching Labuan around 8.15pm.
Passengers will have their immigration clearance at Miri Airport, which takes about 20 minutes.
Meanwhile, the management of MASwings informed that flights MH3652/MH3226 are currently experiencing some technical problems and passengers are advised to check with the ticketing counter or agents for further information before purchasing their tickets.