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West Java International Airport Opens New Route to Medan Kualanamu

02 Nov 2018

BANDUNG -。 Good news for residents of Medan North Sumatra and residents of Cirebon , Indramayu , Majalengka and Kuningan (West Java) surrounding West Java International Airport (BIJB) in Kertajati , Majalengka , re-opening new routes , Kertajati Airport (KJT)-Airport Kualanamu ( KNO) , 棉兰 直接 and vice versa。

"Thank God , Citilink airlines will fly both of them from Kertajati Airport by taking the Kertajati-Kualanamu route and vice versa starting at 11 日 9 , later ," said the Director of PT BIJB Virda Dimas Ekaputra in Bandung , Friday (2/11/2018)。

This new route will be served by low-cost airlines CC LCC) Citilink Indonesia with Airbus A320 aircraft which will start operating in 2018 年 11 月 9 日 next。

Departures from Kertajati Airport to Kualanamu Airport are scheduled for 08.45 WIB and arrive at 11:25 WIB. While departures from Kualanamu Airport to Kertajati Airport are scheduled for 05.40 WIB and arrive at 08.05 WIB。

The route served by the subsidiary of Garuda Indonesia is the second route after Citilink also served the first flight during the 2018 Lebaran season last June which continued with regular flights as of July 1, 2018 with the route Kertajati-Juanda Airport and vice versa every day。

Dimas continues , the flight to Kualanamu Airport will begin to be trialed three times a week, namely Wednesday , Friday , and Sunday。 At this initial stage , flights will not be carried out every day while looking at market share。

"This is not every day for the initial stage because we want to see market demand. But from our research side , Kertajati-Kualanamu is a recommended high. So , we discussed with airlines and were finally welcomed by Citilink ," explained Virda.

He believes , the Kertajati-Kualanamu route will be of interest to the community because it is based on flight needs , the service to Medan is quite large for Cirebon , Indramayu , Majalengka and Kuningan (Ciayumajakuning) which is in the Kertajati Airport catchment area。

Besides Medan , other domestic routes such as Denpasar , Yogyakarta , Makassar and Jakarta are still being explored so that flights from Kertajati Airport can be more attractive。

While to reach the western and central regions 印度尼西亚 , commercial flight applications have been carried out by domestic TransNusa airlines with the use of aircraft types 涡轮 螺旋桨 飞机 ATR 72-600。 TransNusa will begin flights from Kertajati to Bandar Lampung (TKG) and Semarang (SRG) on Sunday 11 November 2018。

As for international routes , the flight has been marked with the opening of a flight in direct Kertajati-Madinah by Airline Lion Air on 13 October 2018 then released by the Governor of West Java Ridwan Kamil。 The Umrah pilgrimage flight uses Boeing 737 type aircraft max 8 once a week。

Journalist : Agung Bakti Sarasa
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