Sriwijaya Air is reconsidering a plan to build its own maintenance, repair and overhaul facilities at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport. (GA Photo/Mohammad Defrizal)

Nam Air Opens New Routes to Surabaya, Sorong


NOVEMBER 25, 2015

Jakarta. Nam Air, a subsidiary of Jakarta-based Sriwijaya Air, will start flying Surabaya-Bandung and Jakarta-Sorong routes on Sunday, Sriwijaya’s senior manager corporate communications Agus Soedjono said on Tuesday.

Nam Air flight would depart from Surabaya at 5:05 p.m. Western Indonesia Time every day, with a return flight scheduled at 7:05 p.m.

A flight departing Jakarta to Sorong just after midnight and returning at 11:25 a.m. Eastern Indonesia Time has been added to the schedule.

The airline provides 120 seats for each flights using its brand new Boeing 737-500, Agus said.

Sriwijaya and Nam Air now operates 42 units of Boeing planes, with plans to order 20 units of B737-800 and B737 MAX. Delivery is expected to begin next year.