Virgin Australia's Silk Air deal points to future problems
There are few clearer lessons in air travel than the attraction of non-stop flights. This makes Virgin Australia's deal to serve extra cities in Indonesia via Singapore using a Silk Air code share a reminder of how difficult any Australian carrier may find it to stay competitive as demand for flights from points in Sumatra, Java and Kalimantan awakes.
Indonesia is 248 million people with a rapidly growing capacity to do business and personal trips to Australia and other Asia-Pacific neighbors.
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Posted: 9 Nov 2013 02:46:13