Low-cost carrier (LCC) Indonesia AirAsia is set to reopen a direct Singapore-Padang, Sumatra service. The route has been vacant since Tigerair Mandala ceased operations in July last year. Although both AirAsia (Malaysia) and Lion Air serve Padang’s Minangkabau International Airport, neither flies directly from the closest major hub, Singapore’s Changi Airport. Singapore-based Tigerair has not opted to fly the route since Mandala closed. Indonesia AirAsia said it has applied for ...

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