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Lion Air Soon Opens First Direct Umrah Flight from Yogyakarta for Summer in Saudi
- Lion Air expands accessibility for prospective Umrah pilgrims and tourists from Yogyakarta and surrounding areas.
- Strategic collaboration between Lion Air and the Saudi Tourism Authority in providing Umrah flights and summer tours to Saudi, prospective Umrah pilgrims and tourists will get convenience, promotion of attractive tourist destinations, increased visits, economic growth and strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries.
Y O G Y A K A R T A - July 6, 2023 Lion Air (JT Flight Code) member of Lion Air Group, announced the soon opening of the first umrah flight from Yogyakarta. Direct flights offered by Lion Air speed up the journey to the destination, giving prospective Umrah pilgrims and tourists more valuable time to perform worship or enjoy tours in Saudi. Direct flights from Yogyakarta to Saudi, there are advantages for the community as prospective Umrah pilgrims and tourists:
1. Ease of Travel
Direct flights without stopovers in other cities, so prospective Umrah pilgrims and tourists can save time and effort on travel. They can achieve goals more quickly and efficiently.
2. Suitable Departure Schedule
Direct flights have itineraries (best departures and arrivals). Prospective Umrah pilgrims and tourists can set the time that best suits their schedule and preferences, without being bound by transit schedules in other cities.
3. Travel Comfort
Lion Air uses wide-body aircraft such as Airbus 330-300 and Airbus 330-900NEO to ensure comfort during the trip. The aircraft capacity is 443 seats with the advantages of the aircraft imported directly from the manufacturer, spacious cabin design and modern facilities, thus providing a comfortable flying experience for prospective Umrah pilgrims and tourists.
4. Time Optimization
Prospective Umrah pilgrims and tourists can optimize their time and energy to focus on the purpose of the trip, namely the Umrah pilgrimage or explore the beauty of tourism in Saudi. They will use their time more efficiently to visit the holy places and tourist destinations they want.
5. Immersive Religious Experience
On a direct trip to the holy land of Arabia, prospective Umrah pilgrims can begin their spiritual experience from the very beginning of the journey. They feel a special spiritual atmosphere from the moment they board the plane, helping to awaken solemnity and self-awareness in performing Umrah.
6. Accessibility Improvements
A direct flight from Yogyakarta, Lion Air expands accessibility for prospective Umrah pilgrims and tourists coming from Yogyakarta and the surrounding region. Travel becomes easier and more efficient for them to reach Saudi.
The opening of Umrah flights from Yogyakarta adds to the list of cities that are currently served (existing). Lion Air has served umrah flights from 10 cities in Indonesia, including Jakarta, Surabaya, Makassar, Medan, Batam, Padang, Pekanbaru, Banda Aceh, Kertajati and Balikpapan. Flight network from Yogyakarta, Lion Air strengthens its commitment to serve people throughout Indonesia in realizing their dreams of performing Umrah and summer tours.
Lion Air invites prospective Umrah pilgrims and tourists from Yogyakarta and surrounding areas to take advantage of the opening of the first Umrah flight in the near future.
Umrah flights and summer tours to Saudi Arabia are a form of strategic collaboration between Lion Air and the Saudi Tourism Authority. This cooperation ensures the availability of direct flights to Saudi Arabia during the Umrah and summer seasons, so that prospective Umrah pilgrims and tourists will have more travel options and convenience in planning their visit to explore tourist destinations in Saudi Arabia, such as Mecca, Medina, Riyadh, Jeddah, and a number of other places.
The synergy will strengthen bilateral relations between Indonesia and Saudi Arabia. Through Umrah flights and summer tours, closer ties will be created between the two countries, enabling cultural exchanges, increased economic cooperation and broadening understanding between the two peoples.
Lion Air would like to thank those who have played an important role in preparing for the upcoming inaugural Umrah flight. Cooperation and support from regulators, Saudi Tourism Authority, PT Angkasa Pura I Yogyakarta Kulonprogo, air traffic controllers, airport managers in Saudi, ground handling partners, tour and travel partners, and other parties have played a very meaningful role in preparing flights as an effort to facilitate air travel for prospective Umrah pilgrims and tourists.
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