Up to four new Indonesian airlines are expected to be given rights to fly from Indonesia to Australia after the two countries announced an increase of almost 50% in the weekly capacity to 14,800 seats. Indonesian carrier Batavia Air last week announced it had been given rights to fly from Bali to Perth, Melbourne and Sydney, while applications from Sriwijaya Air, Mandala Airlines and Lion Air are pending. Australian-based Pacific Blue, Jetstar and Strategic Airlines--along with AirAsia ...

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