Lion Air, Indonesia's first budget airlines, is based in Jakarta's Soekarno-Hatta International Airport. It has an extensive domestic network covering more than 50 domestic destinations. Regionally, you can fly Lion Air to Singapore and other destinations: Penang, Malacca and Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia, Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam, Jeddah in Saudi Arabia.
Bigger Planes, Lower Fares & More Baggage Allowance
A one-way ticket from Singapore to Jakarta on Lion Air costs as little as $68 inclusive of fuel surcharge, taxes and fees (at the time of writing for travel in May 2011). Like AirAsia and Jetstar, Lion Air departs from Changi Airport Terminal 1.
With the newer generation Boeing 737-900ERs which can carry up to 220 passengers, Lion Air can now serve even more destinations throughout Asia Pacific and beyond.
As for its domestic routes, Lion Air is quite popular among the locals due to its low fare and generous 25kg baggage allowance.
Travel Tips on Lion Air
Prices of Lion flights are generally cheaper than its competitor Garuda Airlines. But it is still worthwhile to check out prices of both airlines before you book a flight as at times Garuda Airlines may promote heavily online like during the Matta Fair.
Lion Air Online Booking
Lion Air online booking can be made its website www.lionair.co.id. However, if you are paying by credit card via the website, then the booking must be done 48 hours prior the departure time.
How to Choose a Good Seat on Lion Air
If you are taking Boeing 737-900 ER, go to check-in counter earlier to request for the emergency seats - 21A/B/C/D/E/F. These seats can be fully reclined and have a larger leg room. Besides, they are only allocated for the adults which means you will not be disturbed by any hyper-active kids sitting besides you.
To find out more about seat advice before you fly, visit www.seatguru.com
|Lion Air Domestic Destinations
Lion Air Singapore Ticketing Office
61, Stamford Road
#01-07 Stamford Court
Tel: +65 6339 1922
Fax: +65 6339 3659
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