Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia enjoys an ideal position in Southeast Asia to connect from major regional centres and international airport hubs such as Singapore and Hong Kong. The airport (BKI) has recently added a first-class international terminal in addition to a ‘low-cost carrier’ terminal to serve major gateways in the region.

Below is a list of international airports and airlines which fly direct to Kota Kinabalu:

Australia, Malaysian Airlines (MH)

Bali: Air Asia

Brunei: Royal Brunei Airlines (BI), Malaysia Airlines (MH), Air Asia (AK)

China: Shanghai, Shenzen, Hangzhou, Wuhan, Air Asia (AK)

Hong Kong: Malaysia Airlines (MH), Air Asia (AK), Cathay Pacific (CX)/Dragon Air (KA)

Jakarta: Indonesia Air Asia (QZ)

Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia Airlines (MH) and Air Asia (AK) 20+ flights daily

Manila: Cebu Pacific Airlines (5J)

Osaka: All Nippon Airlines ANA (NH), Malaysia Airlines (MH)

Australia, Malaysian Airlines (MH)

Seoul: Korean Air (KE), Malaysia Airlines (MH)

Singapore: Malaysia Airlines (MH), Singapore Airlines (SQ)/Silk Air (MI), Air Asia (AK), Jetstar (3K)

Taipei: Air Asia (AK)

Tokyo: All Nippon Airlines ANA (NH), Malaysia Airlines (MH)

Domestic Malaysia connections with Malaysia Airlines and Air Asia include the following airports:

Kuala Lumpur, Johor Bahru, Penang, Kuching, Tawau, Sandakan, Miri, Labuan, Lahad Datu