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Lion Air Inaugurates New 25th Route: SURABAYA - BERAU The Only Direct Airline to Connect East Java with Berau Regency Best Deals Starting From Rp 561.400

Jan 21, 2021, 13:20 PM by User Not Found


Supporting description: Lion Air Boeing 737-800NG aircraft first landed at Kalimarau Airport Berau, from Juanda International Airport.


B E R A U – January 20, 2021. Lion Air (JT flight code) member of Lion Air Group said that starting today (20/1) open a new route of non-stop scheduled passenger flights officially from Surabaya through Juanda International Airport in Sidoarjo, East Java (SUB) to Kalimarau Airport, Berau, East Kalimantan (BEJ). All Lion Air flights operated according to factors that meet the safety, security, comfort (safety first) as guidelines for health protocols.

The flight schedule availability is the primary focus of Lion Air in answering the demand of passengers inter-destination (Surabaya and Berau) in the domestic segment, improving air travel demand trends and restore public confidence that it is safe to fly.

Return flight schedule (PP), where there is a time difference between Surabaya and Berau as follows:

  • Lion Air flight JT-698 departs from Juanda International Airport at 13.50 WIB (West Indonesia Time, GMT+ 07) and arrives at Kalimarau Berau Airport (BEJ) at 16:50 WITA (Central Indonesia Time, GMT+ 08).
  • Lion Air number JT-699 took off from Kalimarau Airport at 17.30 WITA and landed at Juanda International Airport at 18.30 WIB.

Lion Air would like to thank the local government, regulators, airport managers, air traffic controllers, and appreciation to all Lion Air employees and related parties so that Lion Air's inaugural flight can run smoothly.

Lion Air will operate a daily scheduled service (7 times a week), daily flying frequency. On this route, Lion Air operates a next-generation fleet – Boeing 737-800NG to add to the passenger flying experience. The aircraft has a single aisle 3-3 seat layout, with a capacity of 189 economy class seats.

The entire fleet has equipped with High-Efficiency Particulate Air (HEPA) filters or strong particle filtration. A HEPA filter helps keep the air inside the cabin clean and filters more than 99.9% of viruses, germs, insects, and bacteria. The air's in the aircraft cabin has renewed every 2-3 minutes, so it is fresher. For air from the toilet (lavatory) and a kitchen (galley) directly flowed out of the plane.

The improvement of the aircraft cleaning activities of Lion Air Group periodically, with the Aircraft Exterior and Interior Cleaning (AEIC) method is run at Batam Aero Technic (BAT) maintenance center and in various base stations where the Lion Air aircraft has located.

The operation of new aircraft (the series) supported by advanced features will add its own experience for passengers. The Boeing 737-800NG has equipped with a Boeing Sky Interior cabin. When entering and being on the plane, passengers will feel a pleasant, fresher, and warmer atmosphere. A more spacious and dynamic impression is also on this aircraft, namely located in the arrangement of light-emitting diode (LED) cabin interior and reading lamps.

The lighting system has been designing to present different color choices according to time or nuance (futuristic), such as soft blue reflecting a fresh effect and enjoy when boarding or at dusk (sunset) for a relaxed, calm mood.

Sidewalls are more spacious with a larger window view. Certainly provide more value for customers who sit in the window seats, will enjoy the outside view more freely. And also, this aircraft with a low noise level.

In-flight Entertainment

New experiences to explore Indonesia include enjoying a trip on both routes passenger can enjoy entertainment for "free" without spending an extra additional fee. Content including a variety of movies, playing games, reading magazines, and much more. For this period, the most attractive thing was watching films for free from any genre, such as Indonesia, Hollywood, and Korean.

This entertainment has connected through wireless inflight entertainment (W-IFE) from AirFi (PT Dua Surya Dinamika). And can access from all smartphones (smartphones), tablets, laptops with the operating system (OS) - system software that regulates resources such as iOS, Android, Windows, BBM, Linux, and others.

An easy way to access Lion Air Entertainment, for the first, change the phone's settings to airplane mode or airplane mode. Secondly, change the Wi-Fi connection on the phone and select "Lion Entertainment" in Lion Air. After success, you can enjoy the inflight entertainment of Lion Air Group.

Passengers can enjoy entertainment comfortably and securely through in-flight entertainment that can access through their gadgets. It was an attempt by Lion Air to prevent the spread of Covid-19.

Special Pricing and Wider Connections

The best deals on new one-way routes, from Surabaya to Berau, start from IDR 605,400 and Berau to Surabaya starting from IDR 561,400.

Lion Air is optimistic flight Surabaya - Berau Berau - Surabaya with the duration of approximately 2 hours non-stop can provide value to all passengers traveling by plane in an affordable, convenient, and more effective distance closer.

Thus, each passenger will have a new alternative direct flight service. Currently, passengers from Surabaya to Berau and Berau to Surabaya stop in advance (transit) in Balikpapan. Also, there are more and more opportunities for passengers to continue their journey to other cities and at the same time increase connectivity (interconnected).

Berau is Lion Air's 25th domestic destination served directly from Juanda International Airport, after Ambon, Balikpapan, Tanjung Karang-Lampung, Banjarmasin, Batam, Bali, Jakarta—Soekarno—Hatta, Kendari, Kupang, Makassar, Manado, Lombok, Medan Kualanamu, Padang, Palangkaraya, Palembang, Palu, Pangkalpinang, Pekanbaru, Pontianak, Samarinda, Semarang, Tarakan and Ternate.

Passengers from East Java fly from Juanda International Airport, upon arrival in Berau, can continue the flight to Balikpapan, Banjarmasin, and other cities.

Berau for Surabaya, making it the second city that has been served by Lion Air after Berau to Balikpapan, Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman Sepinggan International Airport (BPN).

The opportunities for passengers through Juanda are available the option of connecting flights to Banyuwangi, Jember, Denpasar, Lombok, Sumbawa, Bima, Labuan Bajo, Ende, Waingapu, Tambolaka, Kupang, Alor, Semarang, Solo, Yogyakarta Adisutjipto, Bandung, Jakarta (Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Tangerang and Halim Perdanakusuma International Airport), Tanjung Karang-Lampung, Palembang, Bengkulu, Pekanbaru, Batam, Tanjung Pinang, Padang, Medan Kualanamu, Banda Aceh, Pontianak, Ketapang, Palangkaraya, Sampit, Pangkalan Bun, Samarinda , Berau, Balikpapan, Banjarmasin, Kotabaru, Tarakan, Makassar, Mamuju, Palu, Kendari, Wangi-Wangi, Morowali, Gorontalo, Luwuk, Manado, Sorong, Manokwari, Jayapura, Timika, Ambon, Ternate, Labuha, Merauke and other popular cities.

This new route is a continuation of Lion Air's expansion. From September 2020 until now, Lion Air flies bandung route, West Java through Husein Sastranegara International Airport (BDO) from Medan, Palembang, Pekanbaru, Banjarmasin, Balikpapan, Makassar and Denpasar, Balikpapan – Berau – Balikpapan, Surabaya – Ternate – Surabaya and Manado – Timika – Manado. Hopefully in the future, Lion Air will continue to open other routes gradually.

The opening of Surabaya - Berau - Surabaya routes and other routes is one of Lion Air's seriousness in accommodating the needs of aviation services, as an effort to support government programs in squirming tourism and equitable new economic growth centers in Indonesia.


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