MEDAN, 3 May 2018: Wings Air, a subsidiary airline in Indonesia’s Lion Air Group has started a new service to Malaysia.
The new route, served by an ATR 72 aircraft, links Medan’s Kuala Namu International Airport in Sumatra, Indonesia, with Melaka on the west coast of Malaysia.
The flight lands in Melaka International Airport (LTAM) in Batu Berendam.
Wego is the only booking site currently showing the new direct flight. It quotes a roundtrip fare of USD 122.41 in mid-May including tax and a 10 kg luggage allowance for the one hour and 30 minute flights (IW 1136 and IW 1137).
The route covering a distance of 405 km is served solely by Wings Air. All other airline offer one or two-stop flights between the two cities.
Kuala Namui International Airport is a 45-minute transfer by train from Medan, a distance of 40 km from Medan.
It’s the airline’s third international flight following two services linking Pontianak to Kuching and Miri in Sarawak state in Malaysia, launched last January.
The airline also serves 10 domestic destinations from its Medan base.
Medan the fourth largest city in Indonesia is the capital of North Sumatra with a population of 2 million.