Malaysia-based budget airline Air Asia Indonesia announced on Thursday that it was launching new domestic and international routes connecting Semarang, Central Java, and Makassar, South Sulawesi, with numerous cities both in and outside the country.
The new routes comprise Makassar - Bali, Makassar – Kota Kinabalu, Makassar – Kuala Lumpur, Makassar - Manado, Makassar – Surabaya and Semarang - Singapore.
The Semarang – Singapore route will officially start flying on Feb. 7 while the new flights from Makassar will begin operating on March 1.
Air Asia Indonesia president director Dharmadi said he was delighted that the company was finally able to expand its routes in eastern Indonesia and to connect Central Java with Singapore.
“Our customers in Semarang and Makassar now have new options when flying to neighboring countries and other cities in Indonesia,” he said in a statement.