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Travel #DiIndonesiaAja: Lion Air Launches Makassar-Banjarmasin Exotic Route!

Feb 5, 2024, 11:29 AM by User Not Found

M A K A S S A R, February 2, 2024– Backgrounded by the spirit of strengthening Indonesia’s inter-regional connectivity, Lion Air announced the opening of a new flight route connecting Makassar, the capital of South Sulawesi Province, with Banjarmasin, one of the important cities in South Kalimantan Province. The new route starts on March 20, 2024, is part of the #DiIndonesiaAja initiative aimed at improving domestic tourism and supporting the national economic recovery.


Connecting Culture and Economic Potential

Makassar and Banjarmasin, both cities have a thick cultural history and rich economic potential, and significant economic potential is growing. This new route, Lion Air opens up greater opportunities for people to explore two cities rich in tradition and natural beauty and facilitate trade and business activities that could potentially boost the local economy.


Makassar Route Attraction to Banjarmasin 

Makassar route to Banjarmasin offers a unique experience for every businessman and tourist. Makassar, famously iconic Losari Beach and historic fortress Fort Rotterdam, promises a very distinctive cultural and culinary experience. While Banjarmasin, often referred to as the ‘City of Thousand Rivers’, offers the uniqueness of Floating Market and the natural beauty of the Martapura River. This route is attractive to tourists looking for natural and cultural beauty and for business people looking for new opportunities in both of these top destinations.


BookCabin app

To facilitate travel planning, people, business people and tourists can use BookCabin app that offers ticket booking features, hotels and online check-in. As part of this new route promotion, get a discount of IDR 50,000 each ticket purchase via the BookCabin app.


Flight Schedule

Makassar Flight to Banjarmasin is available daily operated by Boeing 737-800NG (189 economic class seats), providing flexibility for people, businessmen and tourists to plan their trip.


RouteFlight No.DepartureArrival
Makassar (UPG) – Banjarmasin (BDJ)JT-52314.10 WITA15.30 WITA
Banjarmasin (BDJ) – Makassar (UPG)JT-52416.10 WITA17.40 WITA


Lion Air hopes that the new route of Makassar - Banjarmasin will be a bridge that connects cultural wealth and economic potential between South Sulawesi and South Kalimantan, as well as contributing positively to Indonesia's tourism and domestic economy.



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