Great news for travellers and vacationers alike! Indonesia AirAsia has announced that its debut flight from Jakarta to Perth will take place on June 2, 2023. This direct service, which will initially operate four times per week, is backed by the Western Australian Government through Tourism Western Australia (TWA) and Perth Airport.
This new route marks an important milestone for Indonesia AirAsia, as it is the only airline flying directly from Jakarta to Perth following the epidemic. The growing popularity of this route between the two countries can be seen in the increasing number of Indonesian students studying in Australia, which has climbed from 15,000 in 2022 to over 20,000 this year alone. The convenience of the flight timings, as well as the appeal of both cities for shopping, food, adventure, beaches, and education, make this route appealing to many.
The initial prices on this route are at AUD179 or IDR1,299,000, making it an unbeatable value for individuals wishing to travel between these two locations. The A320 aircraft, with a seating capacity of 180, will service the new route. The flight lasts about 4.5 hours, making it a practical alternative for travellers. To mark the occasion, a ceremony was conducted in Perth, Australia, with representatives from Tourism Western Australia, Perth Airport, Indonesia AirAsia, and the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in attendance. Tourism Western Australia and AirAsia Group have previously undertaken various combined marketing campaigns to promote both Western Australia as a destination and prominent Muslim sites and offers in and around Perth and Western Australia.
Indonesia AirAsia already operates three daily flights between Perth and Bali, carrying approximately 7,000 visitors per week via Perth and Denpasar airports alone. Based on demand, the airline intends to evaluate future prospects to extend these services. With the announcement of this new route, travellers between Jakarta and Perth can look forward to more economical and easy travel options. Don’t pass up this fantastic opportunity to visit both countries and make wonderful experiences. Get your tickets now and prepare to go on a new journey!