The Jakarta Post
A free 15-kilogram baggage allowance is available for all AirAsia's domestic flights. (Shutterstock/Everything You Need)
Low-cost carrier AirAsia launched five new domestic routes on Monday as it stated its "commitment to continue to support tourism and the economy [by providing] affordable flights".
Among the new services that will be operational on Aug. 1 are Jakarta-Lombok (11 times a week), Bali-Lombok (seven times a week), Yogyakarta's Kulon Progo-Lombok (three times a week), Bali-Labuan Bajo (seven times a week) and Surabaya-West Java's Kertajati (three times a week).
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Special promos are available for bookings made through airasia.com or the airline's mobile app until June 30 for trips between Aug. 1 to Oct. 26, including for the Jakarta-Lombok (starting from Rp 635,000 [US$44.88]); Bali-Lombok (Rp 243,000) and Surabaya-Kertajati (Rp 626,000) routes. A free 15-kilogram baggage allowance is available for all the carrier's domestic flights.
"Since AirAsia's newest hub in Lombok was inaugurated in early May and with the addition of our 25th Airbus A320 fleet, we are now ready to connect more and more of the country's best destinations to support tourism and the local economy," said AirAsia Indonesia managing director Dendy Kurniawan in a statement.
AirAsia's current domestic routes are Jakarta-Bali, Jakarta-Yogyakarta, Jakarta-Surabaya, Bali-Yogyakarta, Bali-Surabaya, Bali-Surakarta, Yogyakarta-Medan and Bandung-Bali. (nic/kes)