Indonesia AirAsia temporarily suspended all domestic operations starting April 1 to 21, 2020, and international routes until May 17, 2020 to support the government’ efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19. The other reasons, the economic situation has become more challenging and the virus outbreak has affecting demand for domestic and international air travel.

It said, the measure will certainly have a significant influence on the company’ operating and financial performance in the first half of 2020. Over the next six months, the priority of the aviation company is to reduce its operating cost base by renegotiating with suppliers and key stakeholders, it says.