JAKARTA (HN) - Airline Batik Air successfully bagging air operator certificate ( AOC ) of aviation authority australia. With the permit, airline under flag lion air group ready roam sky of Australia.

AOC published CASA ( Civil Aviation Safety Authority ) Australia on friday (25/11). Batik Air can be operating aircraft A320-200 type, Boeing 737-800, and Boeing 737-900.

Batik Air will be second airline of lion air group fly to Australia after Malindo Air. Now Malindo Air has been providing services of Kuala lumpur to Perth.

President of Lion Air Group Edward Sirait says, Now Is currently finalized the process administration for flight Bali - Perth. Batik Air has targeted to flew to Australia in December 2016 or January 2017.

'Yes the target ( December 2016 or January 2017 ), we just trying to manage the Airline routes administration. It is not easy , 'he told the Harian Nasional News in jakarta , Sunday ( 27 / 11 ).

Edward said, CASA one regulator flight most tight in the world. For permission to fly to the Kangaroo Country that has been submitted since 2015.

The plan Batik Air will roam throughout the City in Australia, such as Sydney and Melbourne from Bali. However Lion Air Group will focus on getting permission Bali-Perth service in the near future. "We focus on it first, even we want to all the city but gradually," he said.

This year is the year for the property in Batik Air. For many gains obtained in developing business in the aviation world.

This November Batik Air has been listed on the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA). Batik Air successfully completed an international audit of aviation safety.

Batik Air CEO Achmad Luthfie said, Batik Air has been working hard to get this certificate. Audit carried out for three months with a thousand more item check list to be met. "Both in terms of engineering, safety, had fulfilled all," he said.

With this certificate, Batik Air has passed running international flight safety standards. Batik Air even run a full set of security management of international aviation world.

"It's a very proud because if you want to fly abroad, the state will ask if your company already passed the IOSA?" he said.

IOSA is designed to examine and assess the operational management and control systems of an airline. Audit will use more than 900 international harmonization of standards and recommended practices.

With the IOSA certificate, Batik Air will continue to expand its business to a number of cities in the ASEAN countries. In December, Batik Air will fly to three cities in India, Chennai, Kolkata, and Mumbai.

February 2017 planned will fly to China with the destination city of Shenzhen and Guangzhou. Batik Air will fly every day and is now in the process of applying for licenses. "India and China was the country with the largest population in the world. India's economy in the medium economic topped two million people," he said.

The service was opened to support the programs of the President Joko Widodo who want to achieve the target of foreign tourists to 27 million by 2019. Batik Air has flights to 28 domestic destinations and flights to Singapore.

Batik Air also received a certificate of IATA Standard Safety Assessment (ISSA) in January 2016. In June, the European Commission (European Commission-the executive EU / EC) has revoked the blocking Batik Air and Lion Air Flight. Revocation is an acknowledgment of the progress of the national aviation industry.

Even Batik Air airlines that have high levels of flight punctuality (On Time Performance / OTP) is the highest in Indonesia with the percentage reaching 95-96 percent.

By the end of this year Batik Air will bring in four units of Airbus 320. Until now Batik Air operates 37 aircraft with a total of 200 flights per day.