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Jakarta Post

New Kopaja buses to offer Internet, air conditioning

  • Andreas D. Arditya

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Fri, July 6 2012   /  08:46 am

Good news, commuters: Minibus operator PT Koperasi Angkutan Jakarta (Kopaja) says it has put into service several new air-conditioned buses on the Ragunan-Tanah Abang P19 and Senen-Lebak Bulus P20 routes.

As an extra incentive, the buses will offer passengers free Wi-Fi Internet access as part of the standard Rp 5,000 (53 US cent) fare.

Six of the new buses started operation on Thursday: four on the P19 route and two on the P20.

Kopaja chairman Nanang Basuki said the company was planning to add even more air-conditioned buses in the next several weeks.

“Another 20 buses are due to arrive within the next two weeks,” Nanang said.

The Transportation Ministry has authorized Kopaja to operate a maximum of 83 air-conditioned buses on the P19 line and 102 such buses on the P20 line.

Nanang said that those two routes were chosen for the Internet-ena...