Thursday, September 17, 2009

Batavia Air : maiden flight of Airbus A330


The airlines company - Batavia Air - will fly commercially the wide-body aircraft Airbus A330, starting Thursday (17 / 9). Aircraft with flight number 7P-591 was flying from Jakarta to Medan, Thursday at 07.00 pm. Batavia Air will operate this aircraft to Jakarta - Medan - Jakarta route twice a day at 07.00 pm and at 13:30 pm.

"This is the first wide-body aircraft that we operate. Airbus A330, besides comfortable for passengers is also very efficient engine in its fuel usage," said Alice Tansari, Director of Batavia Air, Wednesday (16 / 9) in Jakarta.

Furthermore, Batavia Air plans to operate this aircraft for the routes as well as to Manado and the Middle East. "Airbus A330 also showed Batavia Air's commitment to always prioritize the safety and comfort of passengers," said Alice Tansari.

Batavia Air customers will enjoy flying with wide-body aircraft that previously was rarely operated by other airlines. Selection Airbus A330 as one of the Batavia Air aircraft since proved an access point with two passengers (double-aisle) who has a good reputation in the world of aviation. The seats are wider and wide will maximize passenger comfort. This aircraft provides 302 economy class seats, so passengers do not pay more to fly with this plane.

Batavia Air currently operates over 160 flights per day and serve destinations in 35 cities throughout Indonesia, and flew to Guangzhou, China and Kuching, Malaysia. Batavia Air has a fleet of 36 aircraft consisting of Boeing 737-200, Boeing 737-300, Boeing 737-400, Airbus A-319, Airbus A-320 and Airbus A330.