After a successful Routes Asia in Mumbai which saw over 700 hundred delegates in attendance, more than ever before, GVK’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport have officially handed the event over to Kuching, Sarawak the host destination for Routes Asia 2014.
Building on the success of this year’s event the largest route development forum for the entire Asia region will take place on March 9th-11th 2014 in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia hosted by the ministry of tourism Sarawak and co-hosted by Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad.
Speaking at the official handover ceremony which took place earlier today in Mumbai Datuk Amar Haji Abdul Rahman Zohari Bin Tun Abang Haji Openg, minister for tourism for Sarawak said: “We are indeed grateful to Routes for giving us the opportunity to be associated with such a prestigious event.
“This is a great honour for Sarawak to be highlighted among prominent airlines and airports fraternity at this important event. Needless to say, we are the host for your Routes Asia 2014 and I have come personally to Mumbai to welcome all of you to Kuching when the event unveils itself next year in March.”
Air transport to Sarawak is served by four major airports; Kuching International Airport, Sibu, Bintulu and Miri Airports and as the region has frequent air links from major aviation hubs Kuching is one of the most accessible cities in Malaysia.
Flights to Kuching are available from Kuala Lumpur International Airport, which is served by more than 50 carriers.
Sarawak, known as the Land of the Hornbills, is the largest of the Malaysian states and is situated on the island of Borneo.