AirAsia Indonesia projects to be able to print performance targets as expected this year along with the recovery rate of domestic routes which reaches 80 percent. AirAsia Indonesia President Director Veranita Yosephine said the recovery on domestic routes showed an encouraging trend.
“Recovery on domestic routes has reached more than 80 percent. We are optimistic that the level of demand this year will continue as we expected,” he said, Monday (28/3/2022).
As a form of preparation for the recovery, AirAsia Indonesia will aggressively increase its market capacity. The airline with the QZ code will open routes that can support economic recovery.
Shortly, his party also plans to reactivate flights to Labuan Bajo. As for international routes, he is planning to open routes to Singapore, Thailand, and Perth. AirAsia Indonesia estimates that the number of passengers on the three international routes between Indonesia and Malaysia will grow significantly starting April 1, 2022, when Malaysia implements quarantine-free rules.
AirAsia Indonesia President Director Veranita Yosephine said the policy would make it easier for citizens to travel to Indonesia and return to their country without having to quarantine. Therefore, he also continues to monitor the potential for opening international routes to other countries. In parallel, AirAsia is boosting the preparation of aircraft and crew to be able to serve new routes at any time.
“We estimate that the number of passengers on these three international routes between Indonesia and Malaysia will grow significantly starting April 1 when Malaysia implements quarantine-free rules,” he said in an official statement, Sunday (27/3/2022).
Recently, AirAsia Indonesia re-flew the Kuala Lumpur-Surabaya PP route starting March 25, 2022. AirAsia Indonesia flight number QZ322 departs from Juanda International Airport at 14.20 WIB and arrives at Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 at 17.45 local time with 36 passengers. The plane returned from Kuala Lumpur with flight number QZ323 at 18.28 local time and arrived in Surabaya at 20.10 WIB carrying 114 passengers.
This Surabaya-Kuala Lumpur PP flight is AirAsia’s third international route that has reopened in Indonesia apart from the Jakarta-Kuala Lumpur and Bali-Kuala Lumpur routes. Starting April 12, 2022, AirAsia will also re-fly the fourth international route, namely Bali-Bangkok