Tears of joy as Sabahans return home after two years

16/4/2022 4:22:00 PM

KOTA KINABALU: Tears of joy fill the eyes those at the Kota Kinabalu International Airport (KKIA) here as the Air Asia flight AK1794 from Singapore ca...

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KOTA KINABALU: Tears of joy fill the eyes those at the Kota Kinabalu International Airport (KKIA) here as the Air Asia flight AK1794 from Singapore ca...

KOTA KINABALU: Tears of joy fill the eyes those at the Kota Kinabalu International Airport (KKIA) here as the Air Asia flight AK1794 from Singapore carrying 119 passengers, the first international flight into Sabah after more than two years, landed at 2.30 pm today.

Huziah Siwis, 35, from Telupid, Tongod said she started working as a kitchen helper in Singapore back in 2019 and could only interact with her family especially her parents through online teleconferencing since then.“I can’t still believe it, my hands are still shaking. I cannot go home since 2019 because of the Covid-19 pandemic and of course I’m happy to finally being able to set foot in my home state of Sabah.

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