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Lion Air to fly Samarinda-Yogyakarta route

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The Jakarta Post

Jakarta  /  Wed, March 27, 2019  /  05:37 pm
Lion Air to fly Samarinda-Yogyakarta route

The route is to be served by Lion Air’s new fleet of Boeing 737-900ERs, which feature 215 economy class seats, and Boeing 737-800NGs, which have 189 economy class seats. (Shutterstock.com/Komenton )

Lion Air is to start flying a new route between Samarinda in East Kalimantan and Yogyakarta on April 5.

Flight JT-869 is scheduled to depart from Aji Pangerang Tumenggung Pranoto International Airport in Samarinda at 11:10 a.m. local time and arrive at Adisutjipto International Airport in Yogyakarta at 12:20 p.m.

For the return trip, the plane is to take off from Adisutjipto at 13:10 p.m. and arrive at 4 p.m. in Samarinda. The nonstop flight is to go once a day.

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Lion Air is to use its new fleet of Boeing 737-900ER planes, which feature 215 economy class seats, and Boeing 737-800NGs, which have 189 economy class seats, to serve the route.

According to a statement, the new route builds on the success of Lion Air’s previous routes connecting Java and Kalimantan. The airline claimed that demand for routes connecting the island to the province are always increasing. (gis/kes)

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