go site JAKARTA, 9 June (JDN.id) – Indonesia operates new airport Kertajati in West Java’s Majalengka on Friday by the landing of the first flight of Citilink, budged carrier that is operated by state-run airline Garuda Indonesia, from Surabaya with 70 passengers, the Transportation Ministry said on Saturday.
click here Citilink will have regular service Majalengka-Surabaya seven times a week starting on Juli 1. During homecoming season during Muslim festival Eid al-Fitr, the airline provides extra flights for the route.
see url “I also hope that in the future more routes will be served to other cities across Indonesia either by Citilink or other airlines,” Agus Santoso, aviation director general at the ministry said.
source url West Java has 46 million people, which is the most populated province in the Indonesia, which according to Agus, it needs more transport alternatives to help people travel.
go here “I ensure that this new airport is ready 100 percent to serve passengers,” he added.
Under the leadership of President Joko Widodo, well-known as Jokowi, the government beef up the country transportation access by improving infrastructure for land, sea and waters, as well as air transport.
see The airport has 2,500 meter runway and it can accommodate plane type such as Airbus A330.