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02/02/2023 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 02/02/2023 01:58

Lion Air Supports Economic Activities and Mobilization of Western IndonesiaNow, Banda Aceh to Jayapura is faster traveled

Lion Air Supports Economic Activities and Mobilization of Western IndonesiaNow, Banda Aceh to Jayapura is faster traveled

Feb 2, 2023, 15:52 PM by Lion Air Public Relations

Flights in Aceh are able to provide many benefits to the community, will optimize accessibility to reach more destinations in Indonesia.

K U A L A N A M U - February 1, 2023. Lion Air (JT Flight Code) member of Lion Air Group from Wednesday (01/02) inaugurated flying back from the main hub of Kualanamu International Airport in Deli Serdang, North Sumatra (KNO) with the destination city of Banda Aceh, the capital of Aceh Province through Sultan Iskandar Muda International Airport, Aceh Besar (BTJ). Frequency of flying 14 times a week round trip (PP) to serve domestic scheduled passengers (regular flight).

Flight Schedule

Route Flight No. Departure Arrival
Kualanamu (KNO) - Banda Aceh (BTJ) JT-210 08.30 09.40
Banda Aceh (BTJ) - Kualanamu (KNO) JT-211 10.20 11.25
Kualanamu (KNO) - Banda Aceh (BTJ) JT-306 12.30 13.40
Banda Aceh (BTJ) - Kualanamu (KNO) JT-305 14.20 15.25

Note: no time difference.

This route in the western part of Indonesia is expected to support the acceleration and economic recovery in North Sumatra Province and Aceh Province as a form of contribution in the development of each region to increase the center of economic growth by utilizing sectors based on tourism, trade, education, UMKM commodity development, plantations, agriculture and others.

Lion Air is optimistic that flights back in Banda Aceh and surrounding areas can provide many benefits to the community. Lion Air service with a short-distance route duration of 55 minutes will support in facilitating the accessibility or movement of the public, tourists and business people as well as logistics so that the distance is shorter, the travel time is faster and safer.

Aceh to Kualanamu International Airport, Lion Air makes it easier by connecting flights to and from the destination city, including:

  • Domestic: Batam, Gunungsitoli, Jambi, Lhokseumawe, Meulaboh, Padang, Padang Sidempuan, Pekanbaru, Palembang, Pangkalpinang, Belitung, Sibolga, Silangit, Simeulue, Takengon, Jakarta, Semarang, Surabaya, Yogyakarta, Bali, Pontianak, Balikpapan, Tarakan, Makassar, Manado is connected to Jayapura and Merauke.

    For example, Banda Aceh (BTJ) to Jayapura (DJJ) is 3,181.23 miles or 5,119.55 kilometers can now be reached faster with the ease of transit flights namely Kualanamu - Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta, details of the duration of flying from Banda Aceh - Kualanamu (55 minutes); Kualanamu - Jakarta (2 hours) and Jakarta - Jayapura (5 hours 10 minutes).

  • Internasional: Jeddah, Madinah, Penang, Singapura, Kuala Lumpur and can continue the flight to Bangkok, Tokyo Narita, Tokyo Osaka, Tokyo Sapporo, Taipei, Mumbai, Delhi, Amtritsar, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Brisbane, Sydney, Perth, Melbourne as well as other favourite cities.

The interconnected flight network will optimize accessibility to reach more destinations and introduce the Bangga Berwisata di Indonesia campaign in more destinations.

Lion Air would like to thank the central government, PT Angkasa Pura II: the manager of Kualanamu International Airport and Sultan Iskandar Muda International Airport, air traffic controller - AirNav Indonesia, provincial governments and various parties in providing the best service, facilitating and facilitating flights for the public, business people and tourists who continue to prioritize safety, security and strict health protocols.

Free Baggage and Entertainment with Modern Aircraft

Lion Air provides a free baggage quota of 20kg for passengers with a maximum cabin baggage weight of 7kg. Please note, for cabin baggage, passengers are allowed to bring baggage with a maximum size and weight of 7kg. Valuable (essential) items such as laptop bags, women's tote bags, cameras, documents, wallets, jewelry, money and the like should be brought into the cabin.

Lion Air operates Boeing 737-800NG (189 economy class seats) or Boeing 737-900ER (215 economy class) aircraft. A modern fleet delivered directly from the aircraft manufacturer. For a sense of comfort, it has been supported by Boeing Sky Interior, such as lighting on the ceiling, wider luggage compartment, cabin walls and spacious windows.

In improving the experience that flying is fun, all passengers can enjoy it for "free" without having to spend extra money. This entertainment is supported through wireless in-flight entertainment (W-IFE) from AirFi which is accessed from all smartphones, tablets. Passengers will be pampered through content that is already available in various films, playing games, reading magazines and much more. The most interesting is to watch movies for free from genres such as Indonesian, Hollywood and Korean types of movies. How to do it: download the Tripper app, now!

The entire Lion Air fleet is equipped with High Efficiency Particulate Air (HEPA) filters or strong particle filtration. HEPA filters help keep the air in the cabin clean and filter more than 99.9% of viruses, germs, insects and bacteria. The air in the aircraft cabin is updated every 2-3 minutes, making it fresher. The air cycle from the lavatory and galley is directly flowed outside the aircraft.


*) For this statement, media colleagues may use excerpts from Corporate Communications Strategic of Lion Air, Danang Mandala Prihantoro.

Contact Information and Media


Management Office - Lion Air Tower

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Danang Mandala Prihantoro

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