Kertajati - Airlines Malaysia [MH] Airlines officially opened service flights Kuala Lumpur [KLIA] -Bandara Kertajati [KJT], Majalengka twice in a week's start mid-February 2020.

President Director of PT Bandarudara Internasional Jawa Barat [PT BIJB] Salahudin Rafi said Malaysia Airlines official conduct maiden flight to KLIA route from the airport to Kertajati on Thursday (13/02/2020) night.

"This makes Malaysia Airlines as the first scheduled international airline and the only one that serves the direct current from Kuala Lumpur to Majalengka Kertajati," he said in an official statement of PT BIJB Friday (14/2/2020).

These national pride of this neighboring country carrying 74 passengers, using B737-800 aircraft types and number MH845 landed smoothly at 19:45 pm in Kertajati. Going forward, Malaysia Airlines carrying 157 passengers back to Kuala Lumpur. "The airline is scheduled to fly as much as two times a week every Monday and Thursday," he said.

Rafi assess the opening of international routes, is also going to stimulate tourist arrivals from Malaysia to West Java in particular to the Northern region. According to Tourism abundant potential in Majalengka region alone could be an attraction for tourists Malaysia. "Majalengka great tourism potential, this could be an appeal," he said.

Station Manager Malaysia Airlines Agung Wibowo said the opening of this new route is part of an important milestone Malaysia Airlines in developing potential markets, "We are very proud to introduce the new route of international serviced go home and put Malaysia Airlines as the airline's first international scheduled and the only one at this time who served directly from Kuala Lumpur to Kertajati, "he said.

Inauguration inauguration of Terminal International Arrivals BIJB implemented by way of pengalungan interest of passengers and cutting cone by the CEO of Malaysia Airlines, Director of Tourism Malaysia in Jakarta, the Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), a representative of AP II, BIJB, Airnav, local government, and JAS Airport Services (JAS) as ground handling agents of Malaysia Airlines.

Commissioner of JAS Airport Services said the operation of the service Kertajati must certainly be supported by a lot of the landing of the plane, "We're trying to communicate intensely with airline customers, and alhamdullilah Malaysia Airlines has made its inaugural flight," he said.

Herman also believes Kertajati service that has a huge market potential will continue to evolve so that over time running low in this service will be more crowded, "Especially if connectivity such as Toll Cisumdawu and Railways could soon be connected," he hoped.

JAS airport ground handling and cargo handling in the fourth Malaysia Airlines namely Soekarno Hatta international airport, Ngurah Rai, Juanda and Kualanamu. Throughout 2019, JAS serving 1,580,000 passengers and 12,700,000 tons of cargo Malaysia Airlines.