26 July 2022
With its recently announced flights to the Indian cities of Mumbai, Kochi and Bangalore receiving encouraging response, Batik Air is now expanding its network to Amritsar and Kolkata effective Sept 9 and Sept 30 respectively.
The airline today said the first four times weekly flight to Amritsar would operate every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.
“Our flights to Kolkata will be five times a week, departing Kuala Lumpur International Airport every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday,” it said in a statement.
Batik Air is a subsidiary of the Lion Air Group. Other airlines under its stable include Super Jet, Wings Air, Batik Air Indonesia, Biz Jet, Thai Lion Air and Lion Air.
“Batik Air celebrates yet another milestone with the announcement of our new services between Kuala Lumpur and Amritsar; and Kuala Lumpur and Kolkata,” the airline’s chief executive officer Captain Mushafiz Mustafa Bakri said.
“We are also happy to announce that apart from having direct flights between Kuala Lumpur and Perth, Australia, Batik Air will launch on Sept 15, additional flights to Perth via Denpasar, Indonesia.”
The lifting of international border restrictions, Captain Mushafiz added, presented airlines and travellers with new opportunities.
“With the abolishment of the mandatory quarantine and the ability to now travel freely between India and Malaysia, Batik Air is excited to introduce our new connectivity to more cities in India.
“We are offering Batik Air’s services with better value and a great experience.”
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