Pekangbaru, Riau (ANTARA News)- Garuda Indonesia will open a new track joining Pekanbaru in Riau Province, and a North Sumatra provincial collateral of Medan subsequent year.
“The initial moody will work on Jan 12, 2019,” Eko Baseptriadi of Garuda Indonesia`s Marketing Communication department, pronounced here, Monday.
The new track is approaching to assistance boost tourism attention in a dual provinces, he said.
“This is a step taken by Garuda Indonesia to inspire transformation of tourists and boost business and mercantile intensity of a dual many swarming moody connectors in Sumatra,” he remarked,
The opening of a new track is also to support a Indonesian Government in a efforts to urge a country`s connectivity, he added.
On Nov 3, 2018, a Indonesian dwindle carried non-stop a new track joining Pekanbaru and Batam in Riau Islands Province.
Meanwhile, Garuda`s subsidiary, PT Citilink Indonesia, will start handling approach two-way flights on a Kuala Lumpur-Banyuwangi track on Dec 19, 2018.
Secretary of a Banyuwangi Transportation Agency Ali Ruchi finished a matter here on Wednesday, adding that he had also perceived presentation from Citilink that moody tickets for a track had already been sole to impending passengers and could be systematic online by a website: www.citilink.co.id page.
“Ticket purchases can be finished directly online on a Citilink central website or directly during a Citilink counter,” he revealed, adding that grouping by other online platforms is still in a process.
As settled on a central website of Citilink, a aircraft from Banyuwangi departs during 8:20 a.m. Western Indonesia Standard time (WIB) and will arrive in Kuala Lumpur during 12:10 p.m. internal time, while a aircraft from Kuala Lumpur will skip during 1:20 p.m. internal time and arrive in Banyuwangi during 3:10 p.m. WIB.
“The Kuala Lumpur-Banyuwangi moody is estimated to take 3 hours,” Ruchi noted.
The moody joining Kuala Lumpur to Banyuwangi will be served by an Airbus A-320, with a ability of 180 passengers.
Reporting by Vera Lusiana, Fardah