AirAsia connects Johor Bahru to Tawau with 4 times weekly flights

BackFeb 16, 2017

Flights to commence on 28 April 2017, with promotional all-in-fares from as low as RM99* one way


The coastal city of Tawau will now be connected directly to Johor Bahru with the announcement of AirAsia's four times weekly direct flights to commence on 28 April 2017.

Seats for the brand new Johor Bahru - Tawau direct flight are available for booking online at with promotional all-in-fares from as low as RM99* one way. Grab the promotional seats from now until 19 February 2017, and travel between 28 April 2017 until 6 February 2018.

Alternatively, the promotional fares are also available on AirAsia's mobile app on the iPhone and Android devices.

Spencer Lee, Head of Commercial for AirAsia Berhad said, "We are proud to be the only airline to offer this direct flight, connecting both cities in Peninsular Malaysia and East Malaysia. We aim to strengthen the connectivity within our network and the introduction of this route is a great example of our commitment."

Known as the gateway to the wonderful islands of Semporna, Tawau is a must-visit not only for diving enthusiasts, but for the sun and sea lovers as well. Most popular on the list is the famed Sipadan Island, ranked as one of the best diving spots in the world. Mabul and Pom Pom islands are great getaways for families and young travellers, while the resort islands of Kapalai and Mataking are great for honeymoons. Around the quaint city of Tawau itself, travellers can visit the Teck Guan Cocoa Museum, go for a picnic or camp at Tawau Hills Park, or enjoy a scrumptious meal of Nasi Kuning - a must-try food in Tawau.

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*Promotional all-in fares quotes are for one-way travel only inclusive of taxes. Terms and conditions apply.

Flight Schedule for Johor Bahru (JHB) - Tawau, Sabah (TWU)

Flight No From To Departure Arrival
Flight Schedule
AK 5596 JHB TWU 16:00 18:40 Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday
AK 5597 TWU JHB 19:05 21:35 Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday