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Lion Air Group Strengthen Domestic Routes in Indonesia

Jul 31, 2017, 15:21 PM by Lion Corporate
Jakarta, July 1, 2017 - Lion Air and Wings Air, the airline under the auspices of Lion Air Group in early July 2017, re-expand the access of their flight destinations and strengthen their connectivity. Noted there are 10 new routes that will be served by both airlines.
For Lion Air as of July 3, 2017 will operate flights from Batam via Hang Nadim International Airport to Bandar Lampung via Radin Inten II Airport, as well as flights from Pontianak via Supadio Airport to Bandung via Husein Sastranegara International Airport.
On July 4, 2017 Lion Air will also fly premiere from Yogyakarta via Adisutjipto International Airport to Palembang via Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II International Airport and vice versa.
In addition to opening new routes, Lion Air will also add several flight schedules on several routes such as from Cengkareng to Yogyakarta, Surabaya and Kuala Lumpur, and from Batam to Pontianak.
As of 1 July 2017 Wings Air will serve several new flight routes such as connecting Kualanamu to Jambi, and make a first flight from Halim Perdanakusuma to Tasikmalaya via Wiriadinata Airport. Not only that, on July 2, 2017, the airlines operating on the ATR 72-500 / 600 type aircraft will also operate flights from Halim Perdanakusuma Airport to Bandung, then Bandung to Malang via Abdul Rachman Saleh Airport, and flight from Malang could proceed towards Ujung Panjang. While on the 4th and 5th of July will open its flight from Balikpapan to Palangkaraya and Ujung Pandang to Raha.
"This series of new routes of course open to continue to provide a variety of options to the access provided by the airlines of Lion Air Group. We hope to be a choice and solution for people especially our loyal customers to travel ", said Andy M. Saladin, Public Relations Manager, Lion Air Group.
Andy added that the addition of access and flight hours is also done considering the high demand and the varying needs, so Lion Air and Wings Air feel the need to be able to continue to serve the public in providing safe and comfortable flight. For Wings Air flight route Halim Perdanakusuma - Tasikmalaya ticket prices start from Rp. 374.000, - and for Halim Perdanakusuma - Bandung starting from Rp. 275.000, -. We hope that with the operation of the route to Tasikmalaya and also to Bandung can provide choice to our passengers who have high mobility
"We will continue to strive to improve our service to our loyal customers. In addition to opening new routes and increasing flight schedules, in the near future Lion Air will soon operate the first Boeing 737 MAX-8 in Indonesia, "he concluded.
Until now Lion Air is operating a total of 112 units of fleet which is divided into several types such as Boeing 737-800 / 900, Boeing 747-400, and Airbus A330, which fly up to more than 650 flights per day. While Wings Air fleet currently totals 52 units with type ATR 72-500 / 600 that fly more than 300 flights per day. Lion Air and Wings Air will operate and serve their new route 1 flight per day with the following schedule,

       LION AIR JT 173 // BATAM (STD 13.00) – BANDAR LAMPUNG (STA 14.15)
       LION AIR JT 174 // BANDAR LAMPUNG (STD 15.00) – BATAM (STA 16.15)
       LION AIR JT 566 // YOGYAKARTA (STD 21.45) – PALEMBANG (STA 23.05)
       LION AIR JT 567 // PALEMBANG (STD 19.35) – YOGYAKARTA (STA 21.00)
       LION AIR JT 957 // PONTIANAK (STD 19.45) – BANDUNG (STA 21.15)
       LION AIR JT 958 // BANDUNG (STD 06.45) – PONTIANAK (STA 08.15)
       WINGS AIR IW 1720 // HALIM PERDANAKUSUMA (STD 113.15) – BANDUNG (STA 13.50)
       WINGS AIR IW 1854 // BANDUNG (STD 14.15) – MALANG (STA 16.00)
       WINGS AIR IW 1855 // MALANG (STD 07.25) – BANDUNG (STA 09.10)
       WINGS AIR IW 1328 // MALANG (STD 16.35) – UJUNG PANDANG (STA 19.35)
       WINGS AIR IW 1329 // UJUNG PANDANG (STD 06.00) – MALANG (STA 07.00)
       WINGS AIR IW 1234 // KUALANAMU (STD 16.30) – JAMBI (STA 18.00)
       WINGS AIR IW 1235 // JAMBI (STD 18.30) – KUALANAMU (STA 20.00)
       WINGS AIR IW 1369 // BALIKPAPAN (STD 15.15) – PALANGKARAYA (STA 15.10)
       WINGS AIR IW 1368 // PALANGKARAYA (STD 15.35) – BALIKPAPAN (STA 17.30)
       WINGS AIR IW 1326 // UJUNG PANDANG (STD 15.50) – RAHA (STA 16.45)
       WINGS AIR IW 1327 // RAHA (STD 06.30) – UJUNG PANDANG (STA 07.25)