LION Air Group will re-operate its scheduled service for planned domestic routes starting on Sunday 10 May 2020.

According to the Corporate Communications Strategic of Lion Air Group, Danang Mandala Prihantoro explained, operations will be carried out by Lion Air, Batik Air and Wings Air. Danang said, it facilitates prospective guests or passengers who will buy tickets can be done at the Head Office and Ticket Sales Town Offices Lion Air Group in all cities in Indonesia, as well as Lion Air and Batik Air smartphone applications . You can also purchase Wings Air tickets through the website and application.

“Prospective passengers must complete and show the completeness of the required travel documents and follow the protocol for personal health safety as enacted in the rules referred to,” he explained in his official broadcast.

He added, in addition, referring to the protocol for safe distance arrangement between guests or passengers (physical distancing) in the aircraft cabin on each flight. Boeing 737-800NG, Boeing 737-900ER, Airbus 320-200CEO and Airbus 320-200NEO aircraft types in economy class configured 3-3, special seats in the middle (B and E) are not used (“X”), guests or passengers will sit near the window (window) and hallway (aisle).

“The ATR 72 aircraft types and aircraft that have business class services with 2-2 seat layout, implement the method of crossing or zigzagging,” he said.

Danang emphasized that the re-operation of Lion Air Group services refers to the rules that have been issued, consisting of Circular Letter No. 4 of 2020 Task Force for the Acceleration of COVID-Handling, National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) concerning Criteria for Limiting Travel for Persons in the framework of Acceleration of Corona Virus Handling Disease 2019 (COVID-19) which regulates policies regarding the prohibition of homecoming activities.

“In addition, Circular Letter Number 31 of 2020 Directorate General of Civil Aviation, Ministry of Transportation regarding Arrangement of Air Transportation During the Period of Prohibition of Idul Fitri  in the Context of Preventing the Corona Virus Disease 2019 (COVID-19),” he noted.

In an effort to ensure all of these elements, Lion Air Group always applies all flight conditions that apply during the COVID-19 pandemic, including for the health of flight crews and other service personnel, Lion Air Group has followed the health protocol recommendations, such as checking body temperature, maintain a healthy lifestyle, wash hands, clean hands with liquid (hand sanitizer), use gloves and must use a mask.

Pre-flight health check is required and is very important to determine the health condition and airworthy for flight and other preventive measures.

Starting from re-operation until further notice, the departure and arrival terminal adjustments are as follows: (1). Lion Air domestic flights from Terminal 1A move to Terminal 2E Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, (2). Lion Air, Batik Air, Malindo Air and Thai Lion Air international flights from Terminal 2F move to Terminal 3 of Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, (3). Batik Air domestic flights from Halim Perdanakusuma International Airport move to Terminal 2E (Batik Air service remains at Terminal 2E), (4). Wings Air domestic flights remain at Halim Perdanakusuma International Airport. [antaranews/photo special]