Batik Air Launches Jakarta-Bangkok Direct Flights

18th Nov 2019

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Indonesian carrier Batik Air is set to launch today, November 20, direct flights between Jakarta and Bangkok.

In a statement on Monday, Batik Air Chief Executive Officer Achmad Luthfie said that the plan was in line with expanding its business to more countries worldwide.

“The opening of this international flight to Thailand is a form of business expansion, and part of our commitment to deliver the best services for customers,” he said.

The first flight will depart from Jakarta’s Soekarno-Hatta International Airport at 5:40 p.m. and arrive at Don Muang International Airport at 9 pm

The returning flight is set for departure 10 p.m. and arrival at 1:25 a.m.

Batik Air said it will use the Boeing 737-800NG fleet or the Boeing 737-900ER between the two points.

Boeing 737-800NG offers 162 seats, comprising of 12 business class and 150 economy class.

Meanwhile Boeing 737-900ER will have 180 seats composed of 12 business class and 168 economy class.

Batik Air said both aircraft are equipped with in-flight entertainment for passengers.

Batik Air is a subsidiary of the Lion Air Group. At present, it operates over 45 international and domestic flights.