Wednesday, February 8, 2012

AIRASIA opens new flight route SEMARANG - Kuala Lumpur


Low cost carrier, AirAsia, on Monday February 2, was officially have its maiden new flight route from Semarang to Kuala Lumpur. At this inaugural flight, occupancy rates of more than 90%.

Air Asia Regional Head of Commercial Kathleen Tan said Semarang is an unique destination. Many things that make Semarang is interesting, from rapid economic growth, colonial heritage buildings, to the islands within a short tour. "We're really excited to bring tourists from around the world to this historic Semarang," she said.

With the opening of the new route Semarang - Kuala Lumpur, AirAsia already flies to Kuala Lumpur from 14 cities in Indonesia. Prior to Semarang, among other previous departures are from Jakarta, Surabaya, Medan, Yogyakarta, Bandung, Denpasar, Solo, Balikpapan, Palembang, Aceh, Pekanbaru, Padang, and Makassar.

To strengthen the network of routes, AirAsia will also serve Semarang - Jakarta route twice per day, starting March 9. AirAsia Indonesia president director Dharmadi said that this step taken by the company's commitment to serving the domestic market, because the international market is already quite strong.