The Indonesian Transportation Ministry (ITM) has suspended three Lion Air route licenses and has reprimanded the Indonesian low-cost carrier (LCC). The action came after both Lion Air and Batik Air had failed to operate flights on certain routes for 21 consecutive days. The three routes, from Jakarta to Surabaya, Medan and Pontianak, had been allocated to Lion Air and its subsidiary Batik Air. The ministry’s air transportation directorate inspectors carried out investigations, which ...

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