The Jakarta Post
Time to fly: A Wings Air plane takes off at an airport. A Surakarta-Tasikmalaya route is set to open on March 28. (Kompas.com/File)
Wings Air, a subsidiary of Lion Air Group, is scheduled to launch a new domestic route that connects Surakarta, Central Java, via Adi Soemarmo International Airport, and Tasikmalaya, West Java, via Wiriadinata Airport.
Set to operate daily, the round trip will use the ATR 72-500/600 aircraft, with ticket prices starting at Rp 400,000 (US$28). The route will launch on March 28, with the first flight scheduled to take off from Surakarta at 11:25 a.m. and land in Tasikmalaya at 12:20 p.m. The flight from Tasikmalaya to Surakarta takes off at 12:40 p.m. and lands at 1:40 p.m. The total duration of the journey is around an hour.
“The Surakarta-Tasikmalaya route will strengthen our inter-Java connectivity,” Wings Air operational director Redi Irawan said in a press release. “We also offer connecting flights from Surakarta to other Indonesian cities, such as Jakarta, Denpasar, Palangkaraya, Lombok, Surabaya, Bandung, Lampung, Banjarmasin, Makassar and Palembang.”
Additionally, Wings Air will launch a round-trip route on March 25, from Semarang in Central Java to Lombok in West Nusa Tenggara. It is set to be a regular flight. (wir/asw)
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