Thursday, May 7, 2009

AirAsia launch Bali-Perth flight route


The airline company AirAsia will open the new route from Bali, Indonesia to Perth, Australia and vice versa. Company that launch inaugural flight in January 2002, will launch the first flight of Bali-Perth on July 17, 2009 by Airbus A320 aircraft with capacity 180 passengers.

The President Director of AirAsia Indonesia Darmadi, said the flight to Australia has a great potential. This can be seen from the continued rise of tourists to Bali from Australian. "This is a great opportunity due to Australian tourists deem Bali as the second home," he said.

Currently AirAsia has 6 aircrafts of Airbus A320 and 7 aircrafts of Boeing 737-300, serves 122 flights routes to 12 countries in Asia and some European.  According Darmadi, last years the number of AirAsia passengers reached 2.5 million people. This year, the targeted is 3.5 million passengers. "For Perth-Bali flight we are targetting 70 percent of capacity, so about 120 passengers per day," he said.

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