Wednesday, July 27, 2022

Batik Air expands Indian network coverage to Amritsar and Kolkata

Kuala Lumpur: 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."

26/07/22  Marina Emmanuel/New Straits Times

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