The rapidly expanding aviation sector would provide competitive airfares to passengers
There have been healthy good competition and this will remain so as the pie is getting larger for everyone to enjoy. As the much larger airlines in Indonesia and Malaysia will remain occupied with adding capacity by operating new planes and opening up more destinations, the aviation industry is expected to become more flamboyant with the arrival of new carriers in the premium service sector.
Malindo Airlines to launch in Marchs
Malindo Airlines, to be a sibling airline, to cater to the budget carrier sector is set to be launched in March 2013 and plans to fly to 78 destinations across 5 countries.
Fuzhou Airlines to start in 2014 in China
The Fuzhou Government of China will form a joint-partnership to launch Fuzhou Airlines in it'ss namesake town, where privately-owned Xiamen Airlines currently represents 55% of the capacity.
Hightlights:Batik Air BookingBatik air Malaysia to be Malindo Air's new name* Batik Air and Malindo issues bonds * Jakarta-Surakarta service on 31-May-2013 * Launch daily Jakarta-Jayapura service * Increase Jakarta-Ambon frequency * Launch Jakarta-Denpasar and Jakarta-Yogyakarta services * Batik Air to receive an additional three Boeing 737-900ER aircraft in 2013 * Batik Air launches services to Pekanbaru and Ambon * Batik Air aiming for 90% on-time performance in 2013 *Batik Airlines launches twice daily Jakarta-Manado service * Two additional services from Jakarta * Lion Airlines launches full service subsidiary Batik Air on 25-Apr-2013 * Batik Airlines postpones the launch of operations * Batik Air accepts delivery of first Boeing 737-900ER