Air Asia commits to Lombok hub

ttrweekly.com

AirAsia intends to make it easier to fly to Lombok by turning the island’s airport into a mini-hub with time-saving direct flights from around the region.


AirAsia’s decision to create a Lombok hub, the airline fifth in Indonesia, follows in the footsteps of the country’s Ministry of Tourism’s strategy that aims to establish Lombok island as one of “10 New Balis”.


Lombok stands in the shadow of popular neighbour Bali that commands the major share of the country’s tourist arrivals. But the government hopes to spread tourism’s benefits to emerging destinations and encourage them to emulate the Bali business model. It’s a tall order as Bali enjoys a long head start stretching two decades or more on its closest rival Lombok.

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Posted: 7 May 2019 17:43:34

  
  

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