Cengkareng, February 8, 2020 – Indonesian airline Citilink Indonesia launches its new international route from Bandung – Husein Sastranegara International Airport (BDO) to Malaysia – Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) today (8/2).
“Bandung has been one of Malaysian’s favourite destination when visiting Indonesia. By launching this new route, we hope there will be more foreign tourists coming to both countries which can contribute to the growth of national economy and tourism,” said Citilink President & CEO – Juliandra in Cengkareng, Saturday (8/2).
According to the National Statistics Agency (BPS), Malaysians are at the top of Indonesia’s foreign tourist list in 2019 with a total of 2.98 million visits, increased 18.51% compared to year 2018.
This new route is the tenth international route for Citilink Indonesia and Citilink Indonesia’s fourth international route to Kuala Lumpur. Citilink Indonesia has carried out its commercial flights to Kuala Lumpur from Jakarta, Surabaya and Denpasar.
“In order to provide a better service for all passengers, Citilink Indonesia operates at the KLIA 1 which is known as the centre of international flights from any countries all around world. Besides, Citilink Indonesia also gives free hot meals and 10kgs free baggage so that passengers can have a better journey when flying with Citilink Indonesia,” said Juliandra.
This new service will be available everyday using the Airbus A320.
According to the schedule, the Bandung-Kuala Lumpur flight, or QG 538, will depart from Husein Sastranegara International Airport at 5:50 p.m. local time and arrive at Kuala Lumpur International Airport at 09:15 p.m. local time.
Meanwhile, the QG 539 return flight from Kuala Lumpur will depart at 03:20 p.m. local time and arrive at Bandung at 04:45 p.m. local time.