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Batik Air is an Indonesian scheduled passenger airline based in Jakarta, Indonesia. Batik Air flies to cities within Indonesia, focusing on cities including Manado, Pekanbaru and Palembang. The airline was created as a subsidiary of Lion Air (the parent group) and began operations in May 2013 using a Boeing 737-900ER. Batik Air has 32-inch wide-pitch seats with in-flight entertainment that include a great selection of movies, music and games. Every seat has a USB port for Batik Air passengers to charge their electronic devices during their flight. Batik Air has a fantastic, diverse in-flight menu that will satisfy all passengers.

Those flying in Business Class can enjoy a bigger in-flight menu and larger 45-inch pitch seats. Batik Air has a Business Class lounge at Terminal 1c of its airport hub in Jakarta, Soekarno—Hatta International Airport (CGK).

Batik Air's fleet consists of a mix of Airbus (A320-200, A320neo, A321neo) and Boeing (737-800, 737-900ER) aircraft.

Baggage Policy

With Batik Air, you can have both carry-on and checked baggage, however, you'll need to follow weight and dimension restrictions for your baggage.

Carry-on Baggage

Passengers flying with Batik Air are entitled to one free item of carry-on baggage. The baggage must not exceed the dimensions of 40cm x 30cm x 20cm and must be no heavier than 7kg in weight.

Checked Baggage

Economy Class - 1 item of free checked baggage. The baggage must be no heavier than 20kg in weight.

Business Class - 1 item of free checked baggage. The baggage must be no heavier than 30kg in weight.

All passengers flying on Batik Air can purchase additional baggage if required.

Batik Air accepts sports equipment free of charge, including surfboards, golf clubs, bicycles and diving gear.


When you fly with Batik Air Indonesia, you can check in online or at the airport. Read below for more information on check-in opening and closing times.

Online Check-In

Online check-in for Batik Air flights can be done on Batik Air's official website. Online check-in is available 12 hours before the flight departure time and closes 45 minutes before takeoff.

Airport Check-In

Check-in counters are available at the airport for your Batik Air flight. For domestic flights in Indonesia, airport check-in is open 2 hours up until 30 minutes before the flight is due to depart. For international flights, check-in opens 2 hours before departure and closes 45 minutes before takeoff.

Cabin Classes

Batik Air has two cabin classes to choose from - Economy and Business.

Economy Class

When flying in Batik Air's economy class, you're permitted 20kg of checked baggage, free of charge. The seats have a 32-inch pitch and are comfortable so you can enjoy your flight. In-flight entertainment is provided - you'll have access to Batik Air's database of movies, music and games to keep you entertained. USB ports are also available.

Business Class

Fly in style with Batik Air's business class. You'll have access to priority check-in counters and be assisted by Batik Air's personal ambassadors. You are permitted 1 piece of checked baggage weighing no more than 30 kg, free of charge. Business Class passengers have access to Batik Air's airport lounge in Soekarno Hatta Airport and Halim Perdana Kusuma Airport.

Seats have a pitch of 45 inches, providing even more comfort for your journey. As with Economy class, in-flight entertainment is available in the form of movies, music and games.

Frequent Flyer Program

Batik Miles offers a range of benefits designed to enhance your travel experience. Earn points and redeem free flights whenever you fly with us. Enjoy special offers and promotions specially catered for Miles Members wherever you travel.

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Destinations that Batik Air flies to

Batik Air operates flights to over 50 domestic and international destinations, including cities such as Singapore, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Melbourne and Sydney, among many others. Click below to find out all the destinations Batik Air Indonesia flies to:

Alternatives to Batik Air

The following airlines operate similar routes to Batik Air, both internationally and domestically in Indonesia.

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Soekarno-Hatta International Airport

Soekarno–Hatta International Airport is the main airport serving the greater Jakarta area on the world's most populous island of Java, Indonesia, along with Halim Perdanakusuma Airport. As of 2014, it is also the busiest airport in the Southern Hemisphere.

The Jakarta-Singapore route is the world's fifteenth busiest passenger air route. Airlines that fly from and to Soekarno-Hatta International airport include Etihad, Garuda Indonesia, Emirates and Air Asia. Another airline flying from Soekaran is Sriwijaya Air.


As of February 2023, Batik Air Indonesia operates its flights with the following aircraft in its fleet:

  • 36 x Airbus A320-200
  • 34 x Boeing 737-800
  • 2 x Airbus A330-300
  • 1 x Airbus A320neo (with 125 more of this model on order)

Batik Air also has 65 orders for the Airbus A321neo to be added to its fleet - delivery dates are not yet known.


27th June 2018

During Lebaran, Airline's On-time Performance Improves

Batik Air recorded the best Online-Time Performance (OTP) at 91.33%. Garuda Indonesia followed after with 90.23%, Citilink Indonesia (86.4%), Indonesia AirAsia (85.46%), NAM Air (85.39%), TransNusa (82.95%), Indonesia AirAsia Extra (82.27%), Sriwijaya Air (76.28 %), Travel Express (70%), Wings Air (69.76%), Lion Air (64.32%), Susi Air (50.18 %) and Trigana Air (40.06 %).

Domestic airlines had transported 5.93 million passengers at 36 airports across the country, during the holiday period.

2nd May 2018

Batik Air`s Jakarta-Kinabalu Route to Fly Twice a Week

A low-cost carrier from Lion Air Group, Batik Air, offers flight schedule from Jakarta to Kinabalu, East Malaysia, twice a week. Batik Air CEO Achmad Luthfie says the flight will depart from Soekarno-Hatta Airport to Kinabalu International Airport (BKI).

"This service is aimed at attracting more tourists to visit Indonesia and connect Indonesian customers to explore the destinations in Kinabalu or other tourist spots in Malaysia," Luthfie said in a press release on Thursday, April 26.

The customers flying from Jakarta can continue the trip with other Lion Air Group networks and Malindo Air to explore other cities in Malaysia, he added.

According to Luthfie, Kinabalu, the capital of Sabah, East Malaysia, offers wonderous tourist attractions. East Malaysia is known for its nature and marine tourism.

To date,Batik Airserves its passengers to 40 domestic destinations and more than 300 international flights per-day with 54 units of Airbus A320 CEO dan Boeing 737-800/900 ER.

20th December 2017

Direct KK-Jakarta flight from Wed

Batik Air will start a direct flight between Jakarta and the State Capital from Wednesday.

This was disclosed by outgoing Indonesian Consul General Bapak Akhmad Daya Handasah Irfan during a courtesy call on Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Raymond Tan at his office, on Friday. Bapak Akhmad said this is good news to both region in terms of tourism and trade activities.

It is believed to be the first Indonesian airline to provide a direct air link to Sabah. Batik Air is a subsidiary of Lion Air that is controlled by the Kirana brothers.

During the farewell call, Tan expressed his appreciation to Bapak Akhmad for the cooperation especially in trade and industrial activities he has rendered to the State Government during his tenure as Consul General in the state. Batik Air is a sub-company created by Lion Air as a full service airline which began operations in May 2013.

It was previously reported that Batik Air was going to be the new name .

The airline uses Jakarta airports as a hub to concentrate passenger traffic and flight operations in Indonesia which usually focusses on domestic flights to Manado, Pekanbaru, and Palembang.

Previous air links between Sabah and Indonesia were provided by MASwings.

May 2017

Batik Air becomes the new full-service player for Perth-Bali flights

After several false starts, Indonesia’s Batik Air will launch a twice-daily service on the highly competitive Perth to Bali route next month, while Shanghai-based China Eastern Airlines, the world’s fifth-biggest airline, considers flights to WA.

This week Batik confirmed the service to Perth would start on June 21 in a statement from a public relations manager for the airline’s parent, the Lion Air Group, Andy Saladin.

“Full service Batik Air will open a new Denpasar to Perth flight twice-daily starting June 21,” Mr Saladin said.

Batik operates Boeing 737s and Airbus A320s and flies to 31 domestic destinations as well as Singapore.

The airline, which offers business and economy class, recently received approval to fly to Europe and also passed the stringent IATA Operational Safety Audit on November 17.

The flights depart from Perth at 8.30am and 6.20pm and arrive back at 4.30pm and 12.20am. Both flights are to be operated by 737-900ERs with 172 seats.

Batik’s business-class seats are set at 45 inches apart and the economy seats are at a generous 32 inches. All passengers have free in-flight entertainment and meals.

Batik joins Garuda Indonesia, Indonesia AirAsia and Jetstar on the Bali route.

Tigerair withdrew from Bali earlier this year after Indonesian authorities revoked its operating certificate over minor technicalities.

Meanwhile, officials from China Eastern Airlines, which is an alliance partner of Qantas, have visited Perth to look at the possibility of starting daily flights from China’s financial centre Shanghai, the company’s base.

Yesterday China Eastern Australia manager Kathy Zhang toldThe West Australianthe airline was “exploring the possibility of direct flight from Shanghai to Perth, which means it has not been decided yet”. But sources at Perth Airport say the likelihood is high that a service will be launched by the end of the year.