JAKARTA (HN) - Two airlines Lion Air Group re-open new flights. Lion Air and Batik Air opened three new international flights in the second quarter of 2017.
Lion Air will open Kuala Lumpur-Medan route starting May 24, 2017. Initial flight starts from Kuala Lumpur International Airport at 14.30 local time. Flights from Medan via Kualanamu International Airport depart at 15.30 WIB. "The flight will be done once a day," said Lion Air Group Public Relations Manager Andy Saladin in Jakarta, Thursday (11/5).

In addition, full-service Batik Air also opens the Jakarta-Kuala Lumpur flight from Soekarno-Hatta International Airport on June 10, 2017. The flight is also conducted once a day with scheduled departure from Jakarta at 14.35 WIB. In otherwise, flights from Kuala Lumpur at 19:20 local time.

Batik Air also open new Denpasar-Perth flight twice daily starting June 21, 2017. The flight from Ngurah Rai International Airport Denpasar at 13.10 WITA and 19.55 WITA, from Perth at 08.40 and 17.30 local time. "With these three flight routes, it means that Batik Air will fly to three countries this year," he said.

Batik Air under the auspices of Lion Air Group using Boeing 737-800, Boeing 737-900, and Airbus A320 as many as 45 aircraft. Up to now Batik Air has flown the 31 domestic destinations and one international flight to Singapore. The number of flights reached 218 flights per day.

Batik Air has also secured permission to fly to the European continent after being cleared of the EU Banned Airlines List because safety and security levels have been recognized internationally.

Management Batik Air airline has also been certified IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) on November 17, 2016. IOSA international aviation safety audit recognized the world.

Lion Air is a low-cost carrier that has operated 16 years. Frequencies reached 627 flights per day using Boeing 737-900ER, 747-400, Airbus A320-200 NEO, and Airbus A330-300 aircraft.

Lion Air fleet until now reaches 113 units and will continue to grow according to Boeing aircraft orders that reach 409 units and 234 units of Airbus.

Lion Air Group received an award from the management of Singapore Changi International Airport for assisting with the development and growth of Singapore flights.

Reportase: Dian Riski Rosmayanti
Editor: Admin