The Jakarta Post
Low-cost carrier AirAsia is launching three new routes for direct flights from Jakarta to Sorong, West Papua; Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara; and Semarang, Central Java. (Shutterstock/Everything You Need)
Low-cost carrier AirAsia is launching three new routes for direct flights from Jakarta to Sorong, West Papua; Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara; and Semarang, Central Java. These flights will start operating on Sept. 1 using the Airbus A320 plane with a 180 seat capacity.
The airline is offering a special price for a one-way ticket for these flights starting from Rp 2.7 million (US$193.97) for Jakarta - Sorong, Rp 634,000 for Jakarta - Lombok, and Rp 341,000 for Jakarta - Semarang. All of these flights are available through airasia.com or the AirAsia mobile apps. The offer is available starting from July 20 to 28 for flights from Sept. 1 to Oct. 26.
AirAsia Indonesia CEO Dendy Kurniawan said that his company was currently focusing on expanding its domestic and international routes.
“We showed our commitment to provide affordable and high-quality flights through this offer,” Dendy said through a written statement received by The Jakarta Post on Saturday.
According to Dendy, the ticket includes 15kg checked baggage for passengers.
“We hope that our service will be able to boost economic growth, especially in tourism,” Dendy said. (dpk/mut)
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