Fiona Lander, Executive General Manager, Corporate Affairs & Organisation Development at Perth Airport, and Nigel Fanning, Head of Commercial, Jetstar Australia and New Zealand, get ready to savour the sweet taste of a new route launch. From 24 September Jetstar Airways now flies four-times weekly to Lombok in Indonesia.
- Jetstar Airways has launched its first ever flights to Lombok (LOP) in Indonesia. The rapidly developing tourism destination, which is 150 kilometres east of Bali, will be served four times weekly from Perth (PER) in Western Australia, using the airline’s A320s. It becomes the airline’s fifth destination in Indonesia. Jetstar CEO David Hall, said: “As more holiday-makers have the opportunity to experience Lombok, with its pristine beaches and natural attractions, we expect it will quickly become one of the most popular destinations in our network.” The new airport serving Lombok opened on 1 October 2011.