From Indonesia with love


AirAsia Indonesia will open new international flights from Jakarta to Macau and Mumbai, India, as part of a strategy to attract more Chinese and Indian tourists, newspaper The Jakarta Post reported.
According to the newspaper, starting from August 7, the Indonesian subsidiary of low-cost carrier AirAsia will start operating direct flights between Jakarta and Macau three times per week until September 1, when the frequency will change to four times a week.
“The growing number of Chinese and Indian tourists coming to Indonesia boosts our spirit to launch the new routes,” the AirAsia group chief executive for Indonesia, Dendy Kurniawan, stated as reported by the Indonesian newspaper.
According to the report, between August 7 and June 5 of 2018, the flight tickets from Jakarta to Macau will start from a promotional fare of IDR888,000 (MOP534/US$66.6), with the new flight service being made by an Airbus A320-200 airplane capable of accommodating 180 passengers.