Garuda Indonesia opens Jakarta-Banyuwangi route

National dwindle conduit Garuda Indonesia will launch a approach moody track from Jakarta to Banyuwangi starting August, following a news of NAM Air, a auxiliary of Sriwijaya Air, that non-stop a new track to Blimbingsari Airport in Banyuwangi on Jul 16.

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Garuda’s new track is hoped to be means to boost a series of traveller visits to a eastern side of Java Island and make it easier for people who live around Banyuwangi such as Situbondo, Jember, Bondowoso and West Bali to transport to Jakarta.

Banyuwangi itself is a sepulchral market. According to a information by East Java Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM), Banyuwangi takes a third mark for investment fulfilment in East Java.

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In 2016, 60,000 abroad tourists and dual million internal tourists visited Banyuwangi.

“The accessibility of Jakarta – Banyuwangi track will boost tourism, business, and people’s mobility to be faster in sequence to urge a internal economy,” pronounced tourism apportion Arief Yahya.

“With a new route, passengers don’t have to make a movement in Surabaya anymore,” told Garuda Indonesia boss executive Pahala N. Mansury.

Meanwhile, a Surabaya – Banyuwangi track has been improving utterly well, “Even yet there are dual lights portion a Surabaya – Banyuwangi track each day, a normal occupancy rate is during 80 percent,” combined Pahala. (asw)

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