Thursday, February 18, 2010

Wings Air starting a new flight Bandung - Yogyakarta


The airline company - Wings Air - will open a new flight route Bandung - Yogyakarta starting February 19, 2010. "Market share Bandung-Yogyakarta flights high enough, Wings Air will serve the route that began Friday (19/2/2010) later," said General Manager of PT Angkasa Pura II Husein Sastranegara Bandung Airport, Mulya Abdi. Short flights route between the two cities will use the ATR 72-500 aircraft with a capacity of 70 passengers. Flights conducted every day round trip (return).

Schedule flights from Husein Sastranegara Airport, the city of Bandung was around 13:00 pm. The presence of the new flight, is to fill flight schedule vacancies on the Airport Husein. "We have vacancies flight for five hours at the airport Hussein, so the Bandung-Yogyakarta flights that will fill it," said Mulya Abdi. Currently Husein Sastranegara Airport serves nine flights of five domestic airlines namely Bandung-Batam, Bandung-Medan, Bandung-Surabaya and four international flights ie Bandung-Kuala Lumpur and Bandung-Singapore.

Airlines company which serving flights from the airport Husein Sastranegara is AirAsia, Merpati Nusantara Airlines and Sriwijaya Air. While Wings Air will be the fourth airline to serve passengers from the airport.

Merpati Airlines also plan to reopen the route Jakarta-Bandung-Semarang. "The potential passengers from Bandung trend continues to increase and potential. So the flight schedule is expected to fill in Bandung and more effective," said Operations Manager of PT Angkasa Pura II Husein Sastranegara Airport, Soetrisno. He said, the potential for international flights from the airport Hussein Satranegara continued to increase. Average passengers approximately 1,500 people per day, with about 80 percent occupancy. The same for domestic flights that had been served by Sriwijaya Air and Merpati Nusantara Airlines.

Meanwhile, the opening of new international routes are also increasingly open too, as the thickening of the plan Bandung Husein Satranegara Airport runway that will be done in March 2010. With the thickening of the runway, allowing aircraft like the Airbus 320 can land at the airport. During this flight route from Jakarta is served by a Boeing 737-200.