Indonesia AirAsia (IAA) has announced its intention to open an additional operational base in Bali as the next step to establishing a regional presence for the carrier.
As reported in www.balidisovery.com, chief officer of IAA, Dharmadi, told Bisnis Indonesia that the new Bali home base will start operations in late March 2008, serving as a turn around point for new flights planned to Darwin and Perth.
The new Australian destinations are expected to start operating in September-October 2008.
Indonesia AirAsia's fleet of Airbus A320 and Boeing 737-300 aircraft will serve the new Australian services.
The Bali base is also expected to offer direct flight connections to Kuala Lumpur, Kuching and Kota Kinabalu.
Source : TravelMole
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