Malindo Air commences Kuala Lumpur-Denpasar-Melbourne service

    Malindo Air commenced (08-Jun-2018) daily Kuala Lumpur-Denpasar-Melbourne service with Boeing 737-800 equipment on 07-Jun-2018. Malindo Air is the third airline to operate between Bali and Melbourne and adds 118,260 seats p/a. Melbourne Tullamarine Airport chief of aviation Simon Gandy reported 8.6% p/a growth in passenger traffic between Victoria and Indonesia in the last five years. Mr Gandy said: “This highlights we are rapidly filling current capacity, the strong travel demand in the route and reinforces Victoria’s fascination with the leisure hotspot”. Melbourne Airport now offers up to 500,000 seats p/a on Indonesia routes, which Mr Gandy said demonstrates “the strength and resilience of the destination”. [more – original PR]