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Lion Air Commitment to Support the smoothness of Hajj 2024 with Flight Services from 35 Global Embarkations

May 13, 2024, 10:58 AM by User Not Found

  • It carries more than 1 million pilgrims from Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Europe.
  • Operating 12 modern-generation wide body aircraft: Airbus 330-300CEO, Airbus 330-900NEO.



TANGERANG – May 6, 2024– As part of the commitment to prioritize the safety, security and comfort aspects of the Hajj period 1445 Hijri/2024, Lion Air announced the implementation of the Hajj flight operations that will fly more than 1 million pilgrims over a three-month period, starting from May 05 to July 21, 2024. Lion Air collaborates on charter format with one of the leading international companies, showing high dedication to the smoothness of Hajj worship.


Global Reach of Various Embarkations

Lion Air operates flights from 35 embarkations in Asia, the Middle East, Africa and Europe, to the international airport in Saudi Arabia, namely King Mohammad bin Abdul Aziz, Medina (MED) and King Abdul Aziz, Jeddah (JED).


1AlmatyAlmaty International Airport (ALA)Nur-Sultan, Republik KazakhstanCentral Asia
2TashkentKarimov Tashkent International Airport (TAS)UzbekistanCentral Asia
3BakuBaku Heydar Aliyev International Airport (GYD)AzerbaijanWest Asia
4KuwaitKuwait International Airport (KWI)KuwaitWest Asia
5DhakaHazrat Shahjalal International Airport (DAC)BangladeshSouth Asia
6KochiCochin International Airport (COK)Kerala, IndiaSouth Asia
7New DelhiIndira Gandhi International Airport (DEL)Delhi, IndiaSouth Asia
8GuwahatiLokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport (GAU)Assam, IndiaSouth Asia
9KarachiJinnah International Airport (KHI)PakistanSouth Asia
10LahoreAllama Iqbal International Airport (LHE)PakistanSouth Asia
11MultanMultan International Airport (MUX)PakistanSouth Asia
12IslamabadBenazir Bhutto International Airport (ISB)PakistanSouth Asia
13DubaiDubai International Airport (DXB)Uni Emirat ArabMiddle East
14Ras Al KhaimahRas Al Khaimah International Airport (RKT)Uni Emirat ArabMiddle East
15DammamKing Fahd International Airport (DMM)Saudi ArabiaMiddle East
16RiyadhBandar Udara Internasional King Khaled (RUH)Saudi ArabiaMiddle East
17IstanbulBandar Udara Internasional Sabiha Gökçen (SAW)TurkiSoutheast Europe
18El DjairBandar Udara Internasional Houari Boumediene (ALG)AlgeriaNorth Africa
19MoroniBandar Udara Internasional Prince Said Ibrahim (HAH)Kepulauan Komoro, Selat MozambikEast Africa
20DjiboutiBandar Udara Internasional Djibouti–Ambouli (JIB)Tadjoura, DjiboutiEast Africa
21NairobiBandar Udara Internasional Jomo Kenyatta (NBO)KenyaEast Africa
22AbidjanBandar Udara Internasional Félix-Houphouët-Boigny (ABJ)Pantai Gading (Ivory Coast)West Africa
23NouakchottBandar Udara Internasional Nouakchott–Oumtounsy (NKC)MauritaniaWest Africa
24AccraBandar Udara Internasional Kotoka (ACC)GhanaWest Africa
25TamaleBandar Udara Internasional Tamale (TML)GhanaWest Africa
26BamakoBandar Udara Internasional Modibo Keita (BKO)MaliWest Africa
27AbujaBandar Udara Internasional Nnamdi Azikiwe (ABV)NigeriaWest Africa
28LagosBandar Udara Internasional Murtala Muhammed (LOS)NigeriaWest Africa
29SokotoBandar Udara Internasional Sadiq Abubakar III (SKO)NigeriaWest Africa
30Birnin KebbiBandar Udara Internasional Sir Ahmadu Bello (DNBK)NigeriaWest Africa
31KanoBandar Udara Internasional Mallam Aminu Kano (KAN)NigeriaWest Africa
32DiassBandar Udara Internasional Blaise Diagne (DSS)Republic of SenegalWest Africa
33DakarBandar Udara Internasional Léopold Sédar Senghor (DKR)Republic of SenegalWest Africa
34NiameyBandar Udara Internasional Diori Hamani (NIM)NigerWest Africa
35OuagadougouBandar Udara Internasional Thomas Sankara (OUA)Burkina FasoWest Africa



Modern Fleet and Quality Human Resources

The entire fleet has undergone intensive care and is ready to air with the highest safety standards. Lion Air prepares and operates 12 Airbus 330-300CEO aircraft and 900NEO (440 economy class seats). The average aircraft is young who can serve non-stop flights that take up to 15 hours to travel, making it perfect for supporting Hajj flights.

Lion Air has also prepared the best human resources, including pilots, cabin crews, technicians, and trained ground service and scheduling officers. Lion Air has prepared the best human resources, consisting of 91 pilots, 361 cabin crew, 69 technicians, two schedulers, two ground handling officers and nine flight operation officers.


Improved Service and Coordination

Lion Air is committed to achieving on time performance (OTP) an average of 95% of total frequency flying home. Through the arrangement of well-coordinated passenger and aircraft movements, as well as cooperation with regulators, airport managers and land service services, Lion Air prioritizes the comfort and smoothness of pilgrims in performing Hajj.




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