DENPASAR (HN) - Lion Air Group re-expands its international route flight connectivity network. Batik Air which is one of the airlines under Lion Air Group with Lion Air and Wings Air, as of June 21st , 2017 will serve the flight to Perth, Australia from Denpasar, Bali.

The flight will be operated Batik Air with a schedule of two flights per day.
"With this flight, we hope to make it easier for foreign tourists to travel to Indonesia via Bali," said Lion Air Group Public Relations Manager Andy M Saladin in Denpasar, Wednesday (21/6).

According to him, the opening of Batik Air route to Australia is also done to support Indonesian tourism to be more developed and developed into a favorite destination.

Andy said last year the number of Australian universities in Indonesia increased to more than 100 thousand people. "We are also targeting to fly to other cities in Australia soon," he said.

Batik Air has also opened an international route to Kuala Lumpur from Soekarno - Hatta International Airport on June 10, 2017. In the near future will soon open the route to India through the city of Chennai.

Until now Batik Air has flown to more than 36 destination destinations, both domestic and international. The total fleet reaches 49 units that have flown to serve 250 flights per day. "We will continue to expand, both in addition to international and domestic routes," he said.

On the same date, Batik Air also started flying Jakarta route to Lubuklinggau and vice versa. "It certainly has become our duty as a provider of air transportation services to provide excellent service and choice of diverse destinations," said Andy.

Batik Air is a full service airline from Indonesia that has 49 routes to 35 domestic and international destinations. The daily flight frequency is 245 times.

Overall Batik Air is meeting its business expansion target to four countries this year namely Singapore, Malaysia, Australia and India. Batik Air will continue to develop international flight routes as it has received 10 Airbus 320 and four Boeing 737 MAX 8 series.

All Batik Air flights are overseen by the world's aviation safety agency. The airline has received IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) certificate on November 17, 2016. IOSA international aviation safety audits are recognized worldwide.

The 49-owned aircraft consist of Boeing 737-800, Boeing 737-900, and Airbus A320. Batik Air has also obtained permission to fly to the Continent of Europe after being released from the EU Banned Airlines List because safety and security levels have been internationally recognized.

Recently Lion Air Group was awarded from Singapore Changi International Airport as the airline with the highest carrying capacity. Batik Air and Lion Air are considered to have helped the development and growth of Singapore's flight.

Reportase: Dian Riski Rosmayanti
Editor: Admin