We Make People Fly


Latest media releases from Lion Air

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

Mar 6, 2024, 14:30 PM by User Not Found

M A K A S S A R, March 5, 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.


Proper 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



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.


Route Attraction Makassar to Banjarmasin

In the spirit of strengthening the bond and enriching the #DiIndonesiaTravel experience, this route invites people, businessmen and tourists to explore two cities rich in culture, history and natural beauty, allowing them to enjoy the tradition of Ramadan, gather with family, and celebrate the victory on Lebaran Day with the backdrop of Indonesia’s amazing panoramic panoramic backdrop, while filling the holiday with exploration of charming destinations that promise stories and memorable experiences.


BookCabin: Fly More Saving, Back Bring Gifts 

Get a discount of IDR 50,000 each ticket purchase via BookCabin, an app that also makes it easier to book accommodation and check-in online, providing maximum ease and efficiency. More than that, various gifts are waiting to be taken home, namely 15 Samsung Galaxy S23, 25 iPad 10.9” 10th generation, 25 Garmin Vivoactive 5. The opportunity to win this prize is open through the draw program that takes place every month, starting from 1 February 2024 – 31 July 2024.


How to easily enjoy these various benefits, simply install the BookCabin app and register as a member. Any flight ticket transaction with a minimum value of Rp 100,000 will get one lottery ticket. Get an extra lottery number by checking in online via BookCabin app. Information about the winner will be announced directly through the app as well as through BookCabin’s official Instagram and Facebook account.



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.



For media queries, contact us at the following:

Lion Air

Phone: (+6221) 6379 8000

Email: customercare@lionairgroup.com


Follow us on social media