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Indonesia’s Pelita Air to commence Umrah, Hajj operations in 2023

 

 

Pelita Air A320neo© Pelita Air

 

An Indonesia airline Pelita Air promised to add ten new aircraft to its fleet every year as it looks to become a major player in the Indonesian domestic market and also venture into #Hajj and Umrah Operations.

 

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President Director Dendy Kurniawan said during a recent media event. Owned by the Indonesian government’s oil and gas concern, PT Pertamina, Pelita Air ventured into largescale Part 121 scheduled passenger operations in April using a pair of A320-200s. It connects its Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta hub with Denpasar, and as of this past week, Yogyakarta Int’l as well.

 

 

Speaking to Kontan newspaper, Dendy said that by the end of this year, Pelita Air will add six new aircraft i.e. a third -presumably A320-200 – aircraft will arrive in the first week of July with another five due at the end of November 2022 and at the end of this year.

 

 

“We plan to add 10 new Airbus aircraft every year,” he said adding that they will be leased from an unspecified lessor.

 

In terms of network, new high frequency routes to Surabaya, Balikpapan,…

 

Source: Chi-aviation

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