Having previously launched the airline Malindo Air for Low Cost Career market in the neighboring country Malaysia, Lion Group launched a new wing in flight business class. These Full Service named with Batik Air, as a first step the airline uses a fleet of 6 Boeing 737-900ER and flying the route Jakarta-Balikpapan, Jakarta-Manado, Jakarta-Pekanbaru and Jakarta-Yogyakarta, based on tariff information available on its official website.
This aircraft will add Wi-Fi service and a TV monitor at each seat. In addition, the passengers can also use the phone in the air.
The airline will start flying on May 3 and the future of Lion Air has prepared IATA code “ID” as a code Batik Air flight, and as reported by kompas.com. Director of Batik Air Lutfie Achmad said “In early 2014, we will be back have 24 new planes. A total of 12 Boeing 737-900 and 12 Airbus 320,” he said.
Existing facilities in Batik Air, among others, this aircraft will add Wi-Fi service and a TV monitor at each seat. In addition, passengers can also use the phone in the air.
In addition to Lion Group, the group planned Sriwijaya Air also soon enter the competition with full-service airlines Air NAM name, so until now there are 3 full-service airlines in Indonesia, namely Garuda Indonesia, Pacific Royale, and Batik Air.