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Silangit - Good news for travelling lovers, can now travel to Kuala Lumpur through Silangit International Airport.

28 October 2018, Air Asia made its first flight from Kuala Lumpur to Silangit using an Airbus A320-200 aircraft with a capacity of 180 people with flight number AK-411. The plane departed from Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (KLIA 2) at 10:40 local time and landed at Silangit International Airport at 11.00 WIB.

At that time, a welcoming event was held at Silangit International Airport attended by the Executive General Manager of Silangit International Airport Mohamad Hendra Irawan, SESMENKO Maritime Affairs Agus Purwoto, MENPAR Special Staff Judi Rifajantoro, North Tapanuli Regent Nikson Nababan, Toba Samosir Regent Edward D Siagian, Managing Director Lake Toba Authority Arie Prasetyo, Executive General Manager of AP Commercial Services Division II Dorma Manalu, CEO of Air Asia Malaysia Riad Asmat, and CEO of the AirAsia Indonesia Group Dendy Kurniawan.

With the presence of AIR ASIA aircraft with Silangit-Kuala Lumpur and Kuala Lumpur-Silangit routes, it will be easier for tourists from Malaysia to visit or travel to Toba Lake and can also increase the number of tourists coming to Toba Lake.