Batik Air (formerly operated as Malindo Air) is a Malaysian-based regional airline with headquarters in Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia. Malindo Air officially rebranded as Batik Air in April 2022, in line with the Lion Group's goal to establish common identity for full service airlines within the group. Batik Air operates from the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and the Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport (also known as the Subang Airport, Subang SkyPark or LTSAAS) in Subang, Selangor, Malaysia. The carrier currently operates a fleet of Boeing 737-8, 737-800 and ATR72-600 aircraft for both domestic and international flights.
The airline operation commenced on 22 March 2013, Batik Air was the first airline to operate the brand new dual-class layout B737-900ER in Malaysia. The airline’s inaugural flight took off from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia on 22 March 2013 and has since expanded to include popular regional destinations in Thailand, India, Indonesia, Singapore and Nepal with the first international flight departing for Dhaka, Bangladesh on 28 Aug 2013. Malindo Air started its ATR72-600 operations from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport, Subang Skypark on 3 June 2013.
The carrier operates a network of scheduled passenger services throughout Malaysia, and has spread its wings to regional destinations in India Subcontinent and Asia Pacific, covering an extensive network of almost 40 routes in the region. Batik Air prides itself in offering its customers attractive fares, on-time flights and excellent customer service both on-ground and in-flight. Currently, Batik Air has flights to over 40 destinations.
Batik Air takes pride in its premium service business model, whereby comfort is made available for all. With attractive fares and premium services such as those from full-service airlines to boot, Batik Air has a growing presence as the ultimate choice for travellers young and old. The premium carrier also has plans to further expand its route network to cover more destinations.