Thursday, June 4, 2009

Lion Air Receive an Award from Changi Airport

Lion Air

The airline company - Lion Air - receive the award of the Top 5 Airlines Passenger Growth and Top 5 Airlines Cargo Growth in the Changi Airline Awards 2009 given by the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) on 26 May 2009 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Changi Airport Terminal, Singapore.

CAAS give awards to top contributors (partners) at the Changi Airport in terms of passenger and goods transportation in 2008 are classified into the Top 10 Airlines by Passenger Carriage, Top 10 Airlines by Cargo Carriage, Top 5 Airlines by Growth in Passenger Carriage and Top 5 Airlines by Growth in Cargo Carriage.

Achievements is achieved based on improvement of  Lion Air passenger and cargo transported to the Changi Airport of Singapore for the year 2008. Lion Air passenger is transported to Singapore from Jakarta and Saigon of 293,529 passengers during 2008, or up 390 percent compared to 2007. While the amount of cargo transported by Lion Air to Singapore of 440 tons or 59 percent increase compared to 2007.

Changi Airline Awards Award-4 submitted by the Minister of Singapore Mr Raymond Lim to the Lion Air President Director Rusdi Kirana. "The award from the Government of Singapore (CAAS) is a proof role of the Lion Air in the regional flight and also the readiness of Lion Air on the era of globalization, particularly the ASEAN Free Trade Area (AFTA)," said Rusdi, Tuesday (2 / 6) in Jakarta.