Indonesia’s new Yogyakarta International Airport (YIA) began operations May 6. The new airport was built to replace Adisutjipto International. The event was marked by the landing of its first commercial flight, a Citilink flight from Jakarta carrying 96 passengers. Indonesian LCC Lion Air and subsidiary Batik Air will begin operations to YIA from May 10. The single-runway YIA was initially planned to serve international flights, but the Indonesian Transport Ministry suggested it will ...

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