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Lion Air to open Jambi-Batam
new route

Lion Air has announced a new direct route between the cities of Jambi and Batam.

“We are going to open a new Jambi-Batam route considering the growing demand for direct flights between the two cities,” said Jambi-branch Lion Air manager, Mardanus, on Monday.

Batam is a transit route for Sumatra so Lion Air will accommodating passengers departing from Jambi to the city.

“We plan to use the Boeing 737 Next Generation with a capacity of 189 economy seats,” said Mardanus.

Currently, Lion Air in Jambi has only five Jambi-Jakarta flights per day. (ebf)

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