Facilitate Access to Lake Toba, Batik Air Today Open Flights to Silangit

By : Chodijah Febriyani And Aldi Firhand A | Friday, December 01 2017 - 23:41 IWST

Indonesian Airline, Batik Air (Photo: trans lampung)
Indonesian Airline, Batik Air (Photo: trans lampung)

INDUSTRY.co.id - Cengkareng - Today, December 1, 2017, Batik Air has opened its flight access. This time, Batik Air opens its flight to the Priority Destination set by the government ie to Lake Toba located in North Tapanuli via Silangit International Airport.

The flight to Silangit will be served from Cengkareng via Soekarno-Hatta International Airport with one daily flight schedule departing from Cengkareng at 09.35 WIB and arriving at Silangit International Airport at 11.45 WIB using Batik Air aircraft with Airbus A320-200 type CEO who can transport 12 business class customers and 144 economy class passengers.

Instead, flights from Silangit will be scheduled to depart at 12:20 pm and arrive at Cengkareng at 14:30 pm.

Meanwhile, according to Edward Sirait as President Director of Lion Air Group said, "Silangit International Airport will continue to grow because its position is far from other airports and the market will also grow rapidly as it serves about 14 surrounding districts as well as a gateway in visiting one of 10 Bali destinations new is Lake Toba, "said Edward, through a press release received by Industry.co.id Friday (1/12/2017).

In addition to serving as a tourist destination, Edward added that this flight can be an appropriate alternative to conduct business visits and families are closely related to the culture around him.

Until now Batik Air has flown to lebiih from 39 domestic and international destinations to Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, India, and China with its frequency reaching 280 flights per day.

"At the end of 2017 Batik Air also plans to open a destination to one of the tourist destinations in East Nusa Tenggara, Labuan Bajo, and international destinations to Kinabalu," he concluded, Edward.

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