Tourists from the Netherlands join the Paju Gandrung dance during the celebration of the National Batik Day at the Malang City Hall in East Java on Oct. 2, 2017. (The Jakarta Post/Aman Rochman)
Lion Air officiated the opening of its new Jakarta – Malang route on Nov. 29.
Using 189-seat Boeing 737-800 airplanes, the route is available every day and offers two flight schedules that fly from/to Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Tangerang and Abdul Rachman Saleh Airport in Malang, East Java.
From Jakarta to Malang, the flights are scheduled at 6:15 a.m. and 10:40 a.m. Meanwhile from Malang to Jakarta, the plane depart at 8:25 a.m. and 12:45 p.m.
“We already have Batik Air that travels twice a day to Halim Perdanakusuma International Airport in Jakarta [from Malang],” said Lion Air Group corporate communication Ramaditya Handoko.
Lion Air Group’s Lion Air, Batik Air and Wings Air currently serve flights from Abdul Rachman Saleh Airport to Jakarta, Denpasar and Bandung every day.
Malang that is also known as the Apple City has one of the most popular destinations in Indonesia called Bromo Tengger Semeru that is listed in the Tourism Ministry’s 10 Priority Destinations list. (kes)