Journeymarvel – Do you fly often? So, what type of plane do you use? The route, is it from Melbourne to Bali? If so, you can try using Batik Air, especially for the Melbourne to Bali route. The following is a complete review of this type of flight.
Review of Batik Air Melbourne to Bali
Batik Air, previously known as Malindo Air, is a subsidiary of the Lio Air Group. A new airline that is already in business for both B2C and B2B markets. Batik Air has served more than 40 major airports through an extensive network in Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Australia, the Indian Sub-Continent, and China. Batik Air flew, starting broadcasting in March 2013 and has won many awards and recognition.
Batik Air is preparing to support the Indonesian Government’s program in the Proud to Travel in Indonesia (BBWI) campaign by opening the Melbourne, Australia route. Apart from that, also Sydney. This is done by adding international routes, starting January 5 2023 from Bali.
Batik Air has started serving direct or non-stop flights from Bali to Sydney and Melbourne, Australia. The Lion Air Group subsidiary airline flies to Sydney and Melbourne via I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport, Denpasar, Bali (DPS).
Meanwhile, the destinations for Batir Air flights are Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport, Sydney (SYD) and Melbourne International Airport, Melbourne (MEL).
According to Batik Air’s Corporate Communication Strategic, Danang Mandala Prihantoro via a press release, Bali to Sydney and Melbourne flights offer benefits to business people and travelers. For example, it can facilitate the mobilization of business people and tourists. So, it can shorten distances and also shorten travel time.
Through flights on the Bali-Sydney-Bali and Bali-Melbourne-Bali routes, business people and tourists come from Jakarta, Bandung, Lombok, Kupang, Manado, Makassar, Semarang, Solo Surakarta, Yogyakarta Kulonprogo, Surabaya, Maumere, Bima, Ende, Balikpapan, Waingapu, Tambolaka and other destinations can stop or transit in Bali to continue flights to Australia.
Danang also said that opening a direct route to Australia would be able to contribute to economic movements between countries such as trade, education, tourism, export logistics flows, and also imports.
Every Batik Air passenger on this route will also receive food and drinks (inflight meals). Then, free baggage of 20 kilograms for economy class and 30 kilograms for business class. Not only that, you have the opportunity to get free in-flight entertainment on demand services which you can access from mobile and tablet devices.
To do this, you can start downloading the Tripper application to get a variety of entertainment for free. For example, there are Indonesian, Korean, and Hollywood films. Not only that, you can also play games and read digital magazines.
Then, on the other hand, the Bali-Indonesia-Bali scheduled flight uses a Boeing 737-800NG aircraft which consists of 12 business classes and 150 economy classes. Danang said that this fleet was a modern and new generation sent from the aircraft manufacturer.
This airline, which is part of the Lion Air Group, has scheduled flights to Bali-Melbourne-Bali with more flying options, namely 14 times in 1 week. First, Bali (DPS) to Melbourne (MEL) with flight number ID-6003. The departure time is 08.20 pm with an arrival schedule of 05.00 am. The frequency is every day or seven times a week.
Second, Melbourne (MEL) to Bali (DPS) with flight number ID-6003. The departure time is 06.00 am with an arrival schedule of 08.50 am. The frequency is every day or seven times a week.
You need to pay attention that Bali, Central Indonesia Time, GMT+ 08. Meanwhile, Melbourne, Time in Melbourne VIC, Australia, GMT+ 10.
Melbourne is an attractive destination in Australia served by Batik Air after Perth, Brisbane, and Sydney with flight services connecting directly to Indonesia via Bali. So, this increasingly wider route range can offer convenience for foreign tourists from Australia to visit and explore Indonesia.