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Sriwijaya Air to relaunch Makassar flights in February

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The Jakarta Post

Jakarta  /  Wed, January 29, 2020  /  10:54 am
Sriwijaya Air to relaunch Makassar flights in February

According to the carrier's air vice president corporate secretary, Adi Wili Hanhari Haloho, the move is aimed at accommodating passenger demand. (Shutterstock/File)

Private airline Sriwijaya Air is set to relaunch its flights to Makassar, South Sulawesi, early next month, after shutting down the route for several years. 

According to the carrier's air vice president corporate secretary, Adi Wili Hanhari Haloho, the move is aimed at accommodating passenger demand.

“The service in question includes return flights from Makassar to Denpasar [in Bali], Makassar to Balikpapan [in East Kalimantan], Makassar to Luwuk [in Central Sulawesi] and Makassar to Surabaya [in East Java],” Adi said as quoted by tempo.co on Tuesday. 

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The Makassar-Bali service will be available every day and is scheduled to depart from Makassar at 7 p.m. local time and from Bali at 9:35 p.m.

Meanwhile, the Makassar-Balikpapan service will be available on Monday, Friday and Sunday; leaving Makassar at 2:25 p.m. and from Balikpapan at 4:25 p.m. 

Adi also said that the Makassar-Luwuk flight would be available every day, departing from Makassar at 9:30 a.m. and Luwuk at 11:30 a.m. Lastly, the Makassar-Surabaya service will be available twice a day; departing from Makassar at 1:35 p.m. and 7:10 p.m., and from Surabaya at 6 a.m. and 8:35 p.m. (dpk/kes)  

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