The Awakening Of Indonesian Airlines: Garuda Indonesia, Lion Air, And Batavia Air
Written by Mr Kenji San (GNFI contributor in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)After Garuda Indonesia starts their expansion through Asia-Pacific Region since the ends of last year, it's now followed by Lion Air, Batavia Air. Lion Air had their first Boeing 747-400 aircraft arrived at Jakarta by last week. Registered as PK-LHF, this Queen of The Skies completely fit with red-huge Lion Air's logo on its tail section. Another Lion's 747 is still on repainting progress at Kualalumpur, registered as PK-LHG. Both are previously went with Singapore Airlines, Spainish carrier - Iberia, and Hongkong based Low Cost Carrier - Oasis Hongkong.
The 747s will serve Jakarta-Jeddah route to carry Indonesian Pilgrims and Indonesian workers 4 times a week, or depends on demands, starting from 28th of June 2009. The aircraft capacity itself can carries 498 passengers with two classes configuration, 20 seats for business class and 478 seats for economy. Long haul 8 hours nonstop flight will not be bored because for every seats are integrated with personal tv and entertainment system. And also, they planned to use this aircraft for domestic high demand route, Jakarta-Surabaya or Jakarta.
BATAVIA AIR with Airbus A330-300
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