Batik Air Now Flies Direct between Jakarta and Bangkok

News in Asia
Batik Air Now Flies Direct between Jakarta and Bangkok

Batik Air, an Indonesian scheduled airline based in Jakarta, launched direct flights between the two capitals – Jakarta in Indonesia and Bangkok in Thailand on November 20.

Direct flights operate from Jakarta's Soekarno-Hatta International Airport to Bangkok's Don Mueang International Airport on a daily bases leaving Jakarta in the afternoon at 5.40 pm with the return fight from Bangkok taking off late in the evening at 10 pm. The flight time in either direction is about 3h20m. There is no time difference between Jakarta and Bangkok.

The route is served with two aircraft – Boeing 737-800NG accommodating 150 economy and 12 business class passengers or Boeing 737-900ER equipped with 168 economy and 12 business class seats. Both aircraft feature in-flight entertainment system for passengers of both seat classes.

Currently, Batik Air operates over 45 domestic and international routes. Daily, the airline performs over 350 flights. International destinations served by Batik Air include Singapore, Bangkok, Chennai in India, Perth in Australia, Guilin, Nanning and Kunming in China. Batik Air is the third airline from Lion Air Group to open a direct route to Bangkok after Thai Lion Air and Malindo Air.



China's New Mega Airport Relies on Face Recognition

Facial recognition scanners are set to make travel via China's newest sprawling, starfish-shaped Beijing Daxing International Airport a totally new experience.

15 December 2019

Sichuan Airlines Opens Second Direct Flight to Chiang Rai

Sichuan Airlines, the largest airline in western China, based in Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport in Chengdu, has announced the launch of a direct flight between Guangzhou and Chiang Rai

15 December 2019

Where to Go Backpacking in 2020? List of 20 Best Destinations

Dublin-based online hostel reservation platform Hostelworld has recently released their list of 20 best destinations for backpackers to visit in 2020. Six of them are located in Asia with Nuda Penisa, Bali, Indonesia, topping the list, wow!

14 December 2019