Lion Air is a national private airline from Indonesia which was legally established on November 15, 1999 and began operating for the first time on June 30, 2000, by serving flight routes from Jakarta to Pontianak using aircraft with the Boeing 737-200 type which at that time totaled 2 units. Headquartered at Lion Air Tower, Jl. Gajah Mada No. 7 located in the Central Jakarta area, PT. Lion Mentari Airlines or commonly known as Lion Air is a low-cost airline (Low Cost Carrier) with the slogan "We Make People Fly". Through this, Lion Air tries to realize and change the stigma of society that anyone can fly with Lion Air while still prioritizing aspects of safety, security and flight quality.
For more than fifteen years of airing and serving the community, until now Lion Air has flown to 183 flight routes which are divided into domestic routes that spread all over Indonesia from Sabang to Merauke, and international routes to a number of countries such as Singapore, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia. and China. The number of routes will certainly continue to grow because you see the aviation market in Indonesia that continues to grow so rapidly. With 112 aircraft ownership, which is divided into several types such as Boeing 747-400, Boeing 737-800, Boeing 737-900 ER, and Airbus A330-300. The number of fleets will also increase according to the delivery of aircraft orders made by Lion Air.
In its journey, Lion Air has had a number of achievements and awards, as well as international certifications that have certainly been achieved to continue to improve the quality of its services to the community and its loyal customers. Some of them are ISSA certification, which is an international standard of safety and security given by IATA and achieved in January 2016, then ISO 9001: 2015 certification regarding delay management which of course the standard will continue to be audited regularly.