Super Air Jet, the Indonesian low cost carrier that is daring to take off amid a pandemic, has unveiled the first six airports it will serve ahead of the airline’s inaugural flight.
Sadly, the IDR426K (US$29) Jakarta-Bali flight is not among its first routes. Instead, the airline will begin by serving routes connecting destinations it has deemed to be especially popular among its millennial target market, which are Jakarta, Palembang, Padang, Batam, Medan, and Pontianak.
“Super Air Jet will operate [out of those cities] with one return flight each day,” Super Air Jet CEO Ari Azhari said in a statement today.
The airline is expected to add to its domestic routes in the future, Ari said, potentially pitting it against the likes of established airlines Lion Air and Citilink, among others.
Ari did not give a specific date for Super Air Jet’s inaugural flight, only that the airline is expected to launch in the near future.
Super Air Jet secured an Air Operator Certificate (AOC) just last month, meaning its aircrafts have fulfilled technical and safety regulations in Indonesia, which is a crucial step to enter an airline into the country’s competitive aviation industry.