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Lion Air Group’s Batik Air Receives Their First Airbus A320neo

Airbus announced on Monday that Batik Air, the full service subsidiary of Indonesia’s Lion Air Group has received their first Airbus A320neo. Batik Air already operates a fleet of 44 A320 Family aircraft and one A330-300.

Batik Air Airbus A320neo - Courtesy Airbus

Today, Airbus announced that Lion Air Group’s full-service subsidiary Batik Air has received their first Airbus A320neo. This is the 46th aircraft in Batik Air’s fleet, as the carrier already operates 44 A320 Family aircraft as well as one widebody Airbus A330-300. The new aircraft is configured with 156 seats including 12 business and 144 economy class seats and will be deployed regionally. Batik Air’s new A320neo was greeted Monday with a ceremony at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Jakarta, Indonesia.

The A320neo features the widest single-aisle cabin as well as advanced technologies and innovations such as Sharklets and next-generation engines which deliver a 15-20 percent fuel reduction versus previous generation aircraft. At the close of 2019, Airbus had booked over 7,100 firm orders for A320neo Family aircraft from more than 100 global customers.

Batik Air is the full-service subsidiary of Indonesia’s Lion Air Group and offers up to 300 daily flights to over 44 destinations. The carrier’s Economy Class product includes a free first checked bag up to 20kg, wider seats with a 32 inch pitch, a specially prepared meal and a seatback inflight entertainment (IFE) system with a USB port at every seat. Batik Air’s Business Class guests receive priority check-in service by a personal ambassador, a free checked bag up to 30 kg and exclusive Business Class lounges located in the boarding area at Soekarno-Hatta Airport (Terminal 1C) and Halim Perdana Kusama Airport. Onboard, Business Class customers are treated to extra-wide seats with a 45 inch pitch, a top notch culinary experience and a seatback IFE offering the latest movies, music and games as well as a USB port for charging personal devices.

Source(s): Airbus, Batik Air


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