Pelita Air to mark commercial revival with Jakarta-Bali route launch tomorrow

Pelita Air is about to relaunch its full industrial service with a flight from Jakarta to Bali on April 28, forward of an excepted growth within the variety of home vacationers for the Eid vacation in early Might.

The airline is about to serve a every day route connecting the capital with the Island of Gods, with flights scheduled to depart Soekarno-Hatta Airport at 9:20am Jakarta time and arriving at Ngurah Rai Airport at 12:10pm Bali time. The return flights are scheduled to take off at 2:55pm and arrive at 3:45pm.

“Within the first section [of the commercial service relaunch], the primary flight route from Jakarta-Bali-Jakarta will begin on April 28, 2022,” Pelita Air CEO Dendy Kurniawan mentioned in a press launch right now.

Pelita Air acquired its order of two Airbus A320-200 planes earlier this month, which can serve the Jakarta-Bali route. The airline is about to obtain 23 extra of the passenger jets within the close to future because it goals to change into a serious participant within the home aviation scene.

Pelita Air was launched in 1963 because the aviation subsidiary of state-owned oil and gasoline firm Pertamina. In 2000, it launched its full industrial service, however the service was halted in 2005 amid intense competitors within the home aviation sector.

Since then, Pelita Air has primarily served chartered and cargo flights. Final yr, it was touted as a potential bearer of the title of the nation’s flag service as Garuda Indonesia struggled beneath its mountain of debt, however the authorities selected to maintain the latter alive with an formidable debt restructuring program.

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