Banda Aceh – Garuda Indonesia Airline will add new flight route in Aceh. The route that will be ran is Lhokseumawe – Medan route.
“Initial observation have been conducted include about business feasibility. But the most prominent is Garuda’s contribute to serve Aceh people.” Khrisbiantoro said – Manager of Garuda in Banda Aceh on Wednesday (25th/07) in break fasting ceremony with journalist in Banda Aceh.
According to Khrisbiantoro, Garuda is quickly assigning technicians to observe the area include Malikussaleh Airport – Lhokseumawe.
That development packet is the development of flight route 5 in quarter 2 (April – June 2013). In fact, especially for Lhokseumawe route, if it possible – includes of ground handling finalization – it will open on this last year.
Khrisbiantoro also added that route development and frequency increasing of flight are including Banda Aceh – Medan – Jakarta (twice a day), Banda Aceh – Jakarta (once a day), Banda Aceh – Medan (one trip a day), and Lhokseumawe – Medan (once a day).
In particularly for Lhokseumawe – Medan, Garuda will operate the Bombardier Jet Plane or CRJ 1000 that made in by Canada with 98 passengers capacity.
Furthermore, it’s related with cooperative relationship between Garuda Indonesia Airlines and squad of England Premier League – Liverpool FC in next three years, Garuda Banda Aceh also undertake other activities such as prize and together watching with Liverpool community in Aceh.
And also, the people is given the chance to watch Liverpool match on live in Anfield Stadium through the sweepstakes and photography competition that related with Liverpool. “We are trying to give other nuances in together watching in Aceh especially for Liverpudlian (fans of Liverpool),” Khrisbiantoro said.