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Jakarta Post

Malaysia Airlines to increase services in Indonesia

  • Nurfika Osman

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Fri, December 14 2012   /  10:48 am
(Courtesy of Malaysian Airlines)

(Courtesy of Malaysian Airlines)Kuala Lumpur-based full-service carrier Malaysia Airlines (MAS) plans to increase its services to more Indonesian destinations in the future in order to tap into the growing demand from the country’s business and leisure travelers.

The airline’s regional senior vice president for Malaysia and ASEAN Muzammil Mohammad said that they were looking at cities like Semarang, Central Java; Surabaya, East Java; Balikpapan, East Kalimantan and Mataram, West Nusa Tenggara for the new services.

“They are important points in Indonesia and with a population of 250 million people, Indonesia is a great market. We are looking at the market, and whenever it is feasible, we are going to introduce the new services,” he said on the sidelines of “Celebrating 40 Years of Malaysian Hospitality with You” at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport.