Indonesia's Lion Air resumes flights, canceling them again

Indonesia’s Lion Air resumes flights, canceling them again

(CNN) – A few weeks after the resumption of domestic flights, Indonesian Carrier Lion Air canceled them again, citing issues that passengers did not follow the Covid-19 rules.

The Lion Air Group, which includes Batik Air and Wings Air, gradually began rebuilding short-haul air routes from May 10. However, the recovered aircraft did not last long.

The agency announced that all routes have again been suspended until June 5 due to widespread problems with coronavirus regulations regarding social distance and health disclosures that passengers have not properly observed.

In a press release, A representative of Lion Air explained that “many potential passengers were unable to travel by air because they did not complete the required paperwork and conditions during the Corona Viral Disease 2019 (Covid-19) epidemic alert period.”
Several international flights offered by the airline have also been canceled. Lion Air also travels to Saudi Arabia with normal operations. China, Malaysia And Singapore.
Jakarta-based airlines took steps to ensure the safety of the board, such as blocking the middle seats, Deep-clean plane And replacement of HPA filters on the aircraft where any passenger was at risk of becoming ill.

While announcing the decision, Lion Air noted concerns for the health of staff in particular, especially the risk of coronavirus contractions from cabin crew passengers.

“Lion Air Group supports the government in its efforts to prevent the spread of Covid-19 through active participation in the implementation of the health protocols established by the Ministry of Transport, Ministry of Health and the Task Force,” the organization said in a statement on June 3.

So far, there is no word on when these planes will be rescheduled. Lion Air is already refunding passengers who have booked their tickets, but is not allowing anyone to make new reservations for the time being.

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