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Garuda Indonesia Connects Banyuwangi to 9 International Flights

VOI NEWS  10.9.2017  09:00 Local Time  GMT+7

National carrier Garuda Indonesia Airlines officially opened direct flight Jakarta - Banyuwangi on Friday, Sept. 8. Garuda Indonesia president director Pahala Nugraha Mansury said that Jakarta-Banyuwangi flight is connected to nine international flights and six domestic flights. The direct flight from Soekarno-Hatta International Airport departs at 02:10 in the afternoon and lands in Blimbingsari Airport at 03:55 in the afternoon. From Banyuwangi, the plane departs at 05:10 in the afternoon, and it will arrive in Jakarta at 06:50 in the afternoon. The route is provided by Garuda Indonesia on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. The aircraft used for this flight is Bombardier CJ 1000 with the capacity of 96 passengers. The international flights referred to by Pahala include Amsterdam, Singapore, Middle Eastern countries, and European countries. Meanwhile, the domestic flights connected to Banyuwangi include Medan, Lampung, Balikpapan, and Makassar. The Garuda Indonesia director explained after taking the flight debut of Jakarta-Banyuwangi that the direct flight is connected to nine international flights, and six domestic flights with less than three hours of transit. (Tempo)


Govt Ready to Build 5 Venues for National Games in Papua

Public Works and Public Housing (PUPR) Minister Basuki Hadimuljono declared readiness to build five venues for National Games (PON) in Papua. The plan will be executed in two fiscal years of 2017 and 2018. He said in Jayapura on Saturday, Sept. 9 that for PON they are assigned to build five venues including aquatics, indoor hockey, Papua Bangkit Sports Complex (Istora), cricket field, and swimming pool. We begin using 2017 budget and it will be continued in the next fiscal year in 2018. The total budget is around Rp600 billion. Papua will be the host of the 20th PON in 2020, and the games are to be held in five clusters including Jayapura, Timika, Biak, Jayawijaya, and Merauke. Papua Sports and Youth Agency head Yusuf Yambe Yabdi said that since the construction of five venues will be executed by PUPR Ministry, his agency will arrange accommodation for the event. He expected the construction of the venues will complete by the end of 2018 and trial can be performed to venues in 2019//   Voi.tempo

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