Batik Air

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Batik Air
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IATA ICAO Callsign
ID BTK BATIK
Founded March 2013
Commenced operations 3 May 2013
Hubs
Focus cities
Frequent-flyer program Batik Miles
Fleet size 37
Destinations 26
Company slogan Journey Begins
Parent company Lion Air
Headquarters Jakarta, Indonesia
Key people Captain Achmad Luthfie (CEO)
Website www.batikair.com

Batik Air is a scheduled Indonesian airline which made its maiden flight on May 2013.[1][2]

History

Lion Air, the parent company of Batik Air, created Batik Air as a full-service airline which began operations in May 2013 using Boeing 737-900ERs leased from Lion Air. Batik Air's 737-900ERs were fitted with two-class seating, replacing Lion Air's one-class 737-900ER service. Batik Air provides a personal television (in-flight entertainment system) in every seat, light snacks and free meals, seat pitches of 32 inches (81 cm) for economy class and 45 inches (114 cm) for business class, and a free baggage allowance of 20 kg (44 pounds) for economy class and 30 kg (66 pounds) for business class. In mid-2012, Lion Air signed a commitment with Boeing for five 787 Dreamliners for Batik Air, intending to have them delivered by 2015. Lion Air later cancelled this deal and temporarily shelved its plans for the long-haul expansion of Batik Air.[1][3][4][5]

Destinations

Indonesia

Singapore

Fleet

The airline began its service with ten Boeing 737-900ER aircraft,[3][6] Following The Malindo Air rebranding into Batik Air Malaysia,Lion Air decided to transferred all of Batik Air Boeing 737s To Malindo Air And Batik Air will became an all-airbus operator.

Aircraft In Service Orders Passengers Notes
J Y Total
Airbus A320-200 18 9 12 144 156 Will replacing Boeing 737-800 currently in fleet.
Airbus A321-200 - N/A N/A N/A N/A Planned to replace Boeing 737-900ER currently in fleet.
Boeing 737-800 14 12 150 162 3 Boeing 737 will be transferred to Malindo Air.Planned to be replaced with Airbus A320
Boeing 737-900ER 6 12 168 180 All will be transferred to Malindo Air when it re-branded into "Batik Air Malaysia".Planned to be replaced with Airbus A321
Total 38 19

EU aviation blacklist

Batik Air is currently banned from operating in European airspace,[7][8] appearing on a list of carriers that do not meet necessary safety standards to fly to airports in the European Union.

Incidents and accidents

See also

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Govindasamy, Siva (9 June 2012). "IATA: Lion's Batik Air to up the competition in Southeast Asia". Flightglobal. Retrieved 10 June 2012.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "Bos Lion akan Manjakan Penumpang Batik Air Bebas Telepon & Internetan". April 25, 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. 3.0 3.1 Cengkareng, Banten (10 April 2013). "Lion's full service Batik Air to launch maiden flights". The Jakarta Post. Retrieved 10 April 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. Walker, Karen (8 June 2012). "Lion Air signs Dreamliner commitment for premium carrier". Air Transport World. Retrieved 10 June 2012.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. Govindasami, Siva (27 January 2014). "Lion Air to cancel order for five Boeing 787s". Reuters. Retrieved 8 June 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  6. "Batik Air Fleet Details and History". Retrieved 7 September 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  7. http://ec.europa.eu/transport/modes/air/safety/air-ban/index_en.htm
  8. http://ec.europa.eu/transport/modes/air/safety/air-ban/doc/list_en.pdf
  9. "ASN Aircraft accident Boeing 737-8GP (WL) PK-LBS Jakarta-Halim Perdana Kusuma Airport (HLP)". aviation-safety. Retrieved 4 April 2016.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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