The Jakarta Post
A wings Air ATR 72 passenger aircraft lands in Ngurah Rai International Airport in Bali on March 23, 2019. (Shutterstock/File)
Wings Air, a subsidiary of the Lion Air Group, is set to operate a new, and the only direct, route from Bandung in West Java to Palembang in South Sumatra starting Jan. 20.
The service will depart from Bandung's Husein Sastranegara International Airport at 1:20 p.m. local time and arrive at Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II in Palembang at 3:05 p.m.
Meanwhile the return flight is scheduled to leave Palembang on the same day at 3:30 p.m. and land in Bandung at 5:15 p.m.
According to a statement, the airline will use ATR 72-500 or ATR 72-600 aircraft for the service, which can accommodate 72 economy-class passengers.
Palembang is the latest Sumatra city to be connected by Wings Air from Bandung after it previously connected the West Java capital with Jambi, Bengkulu, Tanjung Karang in Lampung, and Bangka Belitung Islands' Pangkalpinang and Tanjung Pandan. (gis/kes)
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