The city of Padang has become the center of economic activity due to its highest rate of gross domestic product in West Sumatera. It also has highly potential tourism sites. Some even have been widely known, such as Bukittinggi, Maninjau, Batusangkar, and other regions in the province. In addition, Padang also becomes the center of education and healthcare since it has the most number of universities and healthcare facilities compared to any other city or residence in West Sumatera.
By connecting Jakarta and Padang, Citilink hopes to help increase investment and economic condition in Padang. “Investment rate in Padang is escalating so passionately at the moment, especially since the issuance of Perda (Regional Regulations) regarding zero cost policy for investment activities which lately has reached 1 billion rupiahs. The authoritative of Padang has opened a huge opportunity for stakeholders eager to invest their business in Padang,” explained Arif Wibowo, CEO PT. Citilink during ASITA Travel Fair event which will be held in Skenoo Hall Mal Gandaria City Jakarta, 3rd floor, starting from November 23rd to 25th 2012.
On this year’s ASITA Travel Fair, Citilink offers promotional fares to Padang and for 16 other Citilink flight routes, during the period of Februari to April 2013, and for purchases from November 23rd to 25th 2012. Customers can only get the promotional fare during the course of the event, and cannot be purchased through website or call centers. Customers are also encouraged to read the terms and conditions carefully before purchasing any ticket.
Citilink is a subsidiary company of PT Garuda Indonesia (Persero) Tbk., that serves the low cost carrier market. Citilink provides domestic flights adopting world-class LCC practices. Based in Jakarta and Surabaya, Citilink serves 88 flight frequencies daily from Jakarta and Surabaya to Batam, Banjarmasin, Denpasar, Balikpapan, Medan, Padang, Ujungpandang, and Lombok. For further information about Citilink please visit www.citilink.co.id and Citilink fanpage on Facebook (Citilink) and Twitter (@citilink).