Virgin Australia announced today that the airline had added an additional five Indonesian destinations through an expansion of it code share arrangement with SilkAir.
The additional five destinations will increase to ten the number of Indonesian destinations which Virgin Australia codeshares on.
The new destinations which include Bandung (BDO), Balikpapan (BPN), Lombok (LOP), Palembang (PLM) and Solo (SOC) will operate via Singapore on 2 Class Airbus A319 and Airbus A320 Aircraft.
Virgin Australia Chief Commercial Officer Judith Crompton said: “Indonesia is the largest economy in Southeast Asia and one of Australia’s most important trading partners, with over eleven billion dollars’ worth of trade between the two countries in 20121.
“We now have Virgin Australia marketing code on ten destinations across Indonesia that can be accessed on one ticket from all Virgin Australia serviced airports across Australia and New Zealand.
“SilkAir offers a high quality business and economy class product with a strong emphasis on customer service, ensuring the best possible travel experience for our customers”, Ms Crompton said.