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Lion Air Group Add International Routes

Jun 13, 2017, 15:37 PM by Lion Corporate
Jakarta, May 12, 2017- Lion Air and Batik Air open their new routes. The airlines under Lion Air Group will open three international flights in the second quarter of 2017.

Lion Air will fly from Medan to Kuala Lumpur starting May 24, 2017. The inaugural flight starts from Kuala Lumpur International Airport at 14.30 local time. Instead the flight from Medan via Kualanamu International Airport departs at 15.30 WIB.

While the full service airline, Batik Air, will also open its new route from Jakarta to Kuala Lumpur from Soekarno Hatta International Airport on July 10, 2017. Flight is also done once a day with a schedule departure from Jakarta at 14:35 pm and flights from Kuala Lumpur at 19:20 local time.

Not only opening destinations to Kuala Lumpur, Batik Air also open new flight from Denpasar to Perth, Australia, twice flights per day. The route will start operating on June 21, 2017. The flight from Ngurah Rai International Airport Denpasar will take place at 13.10 WITA and 19.55 WITA, while from Perth at 08.40 and 17.30 local time.

"In addition to expanding the connectivity network for International destinations, this route addition we do to continue encourage foreign tourists to vacation in Indonesia", said Andy M. Saladin, Public Relations Manager Lion Air Group.

Andy added that it has become a commitment of Lion Air Group to continue to assist the growth and development of Tourism in Indonesia that rich in natural beauty and culture.

Lion Air and Batik Air are Indonesian airlines under Lion Air Group. Fly using Boeing 737-800, Boeing 737-900, Airbus A320 and Airbus A330 aircraft, both have flown to more than 41 domestic destinations in Indonesia and International flights to Singapore, Malaysia, China and Saudi Arabia, with total flights per day Reached 839 flights/day.

Lion Air and Batik Air have obtained permission to fly to the European continent after being released from the EU Banned Airlines List, because the level of safety and security has been recognized by the international community.

Airline management of Lion Air and Batik Air has also been certified by IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) in November 2016 and March 2017. IOSA is the worlds highest recognized international aviation safety audit.

Overall Lion Air Group received an award from the management of Singapore Changi International Airport, as it has helped the development and growth of Singapore flights. This Indonesian airline group, managed to get the award with the rating category as the carrier with the highest load factor, from or to Changi International Airport, Singapore.