Citilink starts flight from Jakarta to Phnom Penh
Citilink, a subsidiary of Indonesia’s Flag carrier Garuda, uses a 180-seater Airbus 320 aircraft for the thrice-weekly flights operating on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. The service will be conducive to boost air traffic between the two countries by offering direct flights that contribute in reducing travel time and in increasing travel options for visitors to/and from Indonesia and Cambodia.
The launch of this new routes serves also as a mean to commemorate the 60th year anniversary of Indonesia and Cambodia diplomatic relations.
Phillipe Araujo, representative of Cambodia Airports, said that this service non-stop flight between Jakarta and Phnom Penh is a new milestone for Phnom Penh International Airport. It is a breakthrough to welcome a new carrier and to open a new route. Specifically, we had looked forward to serving Indonesia and its huge market.
He added that the recent launches of new routes bodes well for reaching new traffic heights at Phnom Penh International Airport when the year wraps up.