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Lion Air Group Directly Connects 8 Cities in Indonesia to 4 Cities in Malaysia
These international flights provide significant benefits in terms of air connectivity, travel, economy and travel options. This reflects Lion Air Group's commitment in improving the flight experience for business and leisure travelers as well as contributing to the development of the aviation industry, tourism and strengthening bilateral relations between the two countries.
J A K A R T A – August 1, 2023 – Lion Air Group has served international flight routes from 8 cities in Indonesia (Jakarta, Medan, Pekanbaru, Batam, Yogyakarta, Surabaya, Bali and Makassar) to 4 cities (Kuala Lumpur, Subang, Penang, Malacca) in Malaysia. This existing network marks Lion Air Group's commitment to providing wider services for business people and tourists as well as strengthening air connectivity and relations between the two countries.
Currently, flights are available with regular schedules from several airports in Indonesia served to popular destinations in Malaysia by airlines Batik Air, Lion Air, Batik Air Malaysia and Wings Air which are part of Lion Air Group. Here are the roundtrip flight routes that have been available to date:
Batik Air (ID Flight Code)
1. Jakarta (CGK) - Kuala Lumpur (KUL): 28 times per week.
2. Jakarta (CGK) - Penang (PEN): 28 times per week.
3. Medan Kualanamu (KNO) - Kuala Lumpur (KUL): 14 times per week.
4. Medan Kualanamu (KNO) - Penang (PEN): 14 times per week (new route effective August 16, 2023).
5. Yogyakarta (YIA) - Kuala Lumpur (KUL): 6 times per week.
6. Makassar (UPG) - Kuala Lumpur (KUL): 6 times per week.
Batik Air Malaysia (OD Flight Code)
1. Jakarta (CGK) - Kuala Lumpur (KUL): 56 times per week.
2. Bali (DPS) - Kuala Lumpur (KUL): 64 times per week.
3. Batam (BTH) - Kuala Lumpur Subang Skypark (SZB): 14 times per week.
4. Medan Kualanamu (KNO) - Kuala Lumpur (KUL): 14 times per week.
Lion Air (JT Flight Code)
1. Surabaya (SUB) - Kuala Lumpur (KUL): 14 times per week.
2. Medan Kualanamu (KNO) - Penang (PEN): 28 times per week.
Wings Air (IW Flight Code)
1. Pekanbaru (PKU) - Malaka (MKZ): 14 times per week.
The development of flight routes to other destinations in Malaysia will be carried out in stages to provide a variety of travel options for passengers.
Lion Air Group flights from 8 cities in Indonesia to 4 cities in Malaysia have significant value, including from:
1. Why Go to India with Batik Air?
Business and leisure travelers have a variety of options for the nearest transit airport to Malaysia that best suits their travel plans, based on location and flight availability.
2. Wide Route Availability
Business and leisure travelers have plenty of destinations to choose from, covering major cities such as Jakarta, Surabaya, Medan, Yogyakarta and others in Indonesia, as well as popular destinations in Malaysia such as Kuala Lumpur and Penang. The availability of extensive flight routes is the best opportunity for business people and travelers to find the most suitable flight according to their needs without having to be limited to one particular choice.
3. Minimize Waiting Time
More choices of transit airports, business people and tourists from various cities in Indonesia can choose flights with suitable schedules to avoid unnecessary waiting times (too long) at the airport, so that travel becomes more efficient and practical.
4. Better Connectivity
This route improves air connectivity between Indonesia and Malaysia. Customers now have more travel options to reach destinations in Malaysia from various cities in Indonesia. Of course, it will facilitate business and leisure trips and strengthen relations between the two countries.
5. Flight Facilities
Lion Air Group continues to improve adequate flight facilities and good services using modern category aircraft types directly delivered from aircraft manufacturers, namely Boeing 737-800NG, Boeing 737-9, Boeing 737-900ER, Airbus 320-200CEO, Airbus 320-200NEO, ATR 72. With the availability of flights from 8 cities in Indonesia, including major cities such as Jakarta, Balim, Medan and Surabaya, as well as flights to 4 cities in Malaysia, the airline provides more choice and convenience for passengers (public, business people and tourists).
6. Tourism Expansion
Flight links to popular destinations in Malaysia, such as Kuala Lumpur, Malacca and Penang, could boost the expansion of the tourism industry in both countries. Tourists will more easily access interesting places in Malaysia, and contribute to increasing the number of tourist visits from Indonesia to Malaysia, and vice versa.
7. Economic Support
This international flight route can provide economic support for both countries, by increasing connectivity and facilitating business travel, trade between Indonesia and Malaysia can become smoother and investment opportunities and business cooperation continue to grow.
8. Innovation and Progress
The flight route from Indonesia to Malaysia is a progress and innovation made by the airline in showing the company's commitment in continuing to expand its flight network and provide the best service for the community, business people and tourists.
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