Mandala Airlines announced plans to launch its first international services on 25-Jun-2010 to Singapore, Hong Kong and Macau from Balikpapan and Jakarta (Jakarta Globe, 11-May-2010). The carrier stated it is targeting an 85-90% load factor on its new routes.
Mandala Airlines to launch first international services on 25-Jun-2010
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