Kuala Lumpur, 11 September 2023 – Batik Air is delighted to announce its latest milestone – the commencement of direct flights to Dubai, a destination known for its captivating blend of tradition and modernity.

This new route which will be commencing on 10 November 2023, not only signifies Batik Air's commitment to expanding its global network but also provides travelers with enhanced access to the Middle East, unlocking a world of opportunities for business and leisure.

Notably, this marks Batik Air's second destination to the Middle East, following the recent launch of its route to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on August 15, 2023.

With its towering skyline, vibrant shopping experiences, and rich cultural heritage, Dubai has long been a destination of fascination for global travelers. Batik Air's direct flights now make it easier than ever for travelers to explore the allure of this dynamic city, brimming with architectural marvels, world-class entertainment, and unmatched hospitality.

Group Strategy Director of Batik Air and Lion Group, Datuk Chandran Rama Muthy said that the direct flight to Dubai is a significant achievement for Batik Air, as it not only expands the airline footprint from the Asean and Asia-Pacific markets to the Middle East.

“We are thrilled to offer our passengers a seamless and enjoyable travel experience while opening doors to new opportunities,” he added.

He added that Dubai, once synonymous with luxury, has evolved beyond being a high- end exclusive. With an array of diverse attractions that won't cost a fortune, a range of accommodations tailored to every budget, an efficient public transportation system, and a perfect playground for all ages, it's clear that Dubai has opened its doors to a wider audience.

"From an abundance of family-friendly entertainment options to immersive cultural experiences in historic neighborhoods and vibrant souks, Dubai offers something for everyone. Plus, the pleasant climate from November to March enhances the overall experience," he added.

The importance of Middle East markets is increasing as they become a thriving destination itself. The Middle East holds immense potential for business partnerships and cultural exchanges, and Batik Air is proud to facilitate these connections through its exceptional services.

To celebrate the launch of this momentous route, Batik Air is offering unbeatable promotional fares to travelers seeking to embark on this exciting journey for as low as RM2,599 for Economy Class and RM5,299 for Business Class – all-in return fares. Whether you're planning a leisurely getaway, a family vacation, or an important business trip, these promotional fares make experiencing Dubai's wonders more affordable than ever before.

This flight is operated using the brand-new Boeing 737-8 aircraft, boasting 12 Business Class and 150 Economy Class seats. Passengers embarking on this long-haul journey can expect the utmost comfort throughout their travel experience. Batik Air also offers a selection of pre-purchased meals and additional baggage allowance at discounted rates. Meals and drinks are also available for sale on-board in all Batik Air flights.

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