Denpasar: Indonesia's low-cost carrier Citilink has opened two new international routes from Denpasar to Perth, Australia, and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
According to President Director of Citilink Juliandra Nurtjahjo, the new international routes are expected to attract millennial travelers.
"In addition to Australia, there is a potential market for flights from Denpasar to Kuala Lumpur, especially foreign tourists from Kuala Lumpur keen to vacation on Bali," Juliandra stated here on Friday, November 8, 2019.
According to the latest data of the Central Statistics Agency (BPS), Malaysia and Australia are among major contributors to foreign tourist arrivals to Indonesia. Malaysia topped the list, with 2.34 million foreign tourists arriving from January to September 2019. Australia ranked fourth, with 1.02 million tourists during the period.
Denpasar-Perth and Denpasar-Kuala Lumpur are the seventh and eighth international routes of Citilink, a subsidiary of Garuda Indonesia group, after Jakarta-Penang, Jakarta-Kuala Lumpur, Surabaya-Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta-Phnom Penh, Denpasar-Dili, and Denpasar-Kunming.
Citilink is certified as a 4-Star Low-Cost Airline for the quality of its onboard products and staff service as well as the Citilink home base airport service.
"This is the advantage if Citilink that is expected to attract people to fly with us on these new international routes," he added. (Antara)