Domestic conduit Xpress Air is about to open a new approach track between Banjarmasin in South Kalimantan and Banyuwangi in East Java in a bid to boost tourism and mobility in a easternmost partial of Java Island.
“We are meddlesome in attracting visitors to Banyuwangi and digging into a region’s potential,” Xpress Air blurb executive Fanny Andri said after a assembly with Banyuwangi Regent Abdullah Azwar Anas in Banyuwangi on Tuesday as quoted by tempo.co.
Fanny pronounced a initial moody on a track would take place during a finish of July. Three flights a week will be scheduled, vacating from Banjarmasin during 12:40 p.m. and from Banyuwangi during 1:25 p.m.
The new use will utilize Boeing 737 500/300 array aircraft with a ability of 120-140 passengers. Four seats will be allocated to passengers in a reward economy category and a residue for a unchanging economy class.
“We have finished 80 percent of a chartering and other processes,” Fanny said.
He combined that a new track offering a earnest marketplace potential, given that Banyuwangi was not usually a traveller end though also a theme of analogous studies or partnerships by institutions or administrations from other regions.
The new route, Fanny said, would offer people in remote areas, such as Banyuwangi’s surroundings, new options for mobility.
Banyuwangi Airport executive ubiquitous manager Anton Marthalius pronounced a airfield could still accommodate some-more flights to enhance entrance to a region.
Meanwhile, Banyuwangi Regent Anas pronounced he welcomed a new approach service, given that Banjarmasin had seen considerable mercantile growth.
He voiced wish that a new track would also accommodate residents of circuitously regions, such as Jember, Bondowoso and Situbondo. (ars/kes)