Dubai-based carrier Emirates has activated a codeshare partnership with Batik Air, a member carrier of the Lion Air Group.

The codeshare will allow its passengers access to 25 Indonesian points on a single ticket and with one baggage policy.

Emirates has placed its code on eight routes operated by Batik Air via Jakarta to Balikpapan (BPN), Denpasar (DPS), Medan (KNO), Manado (MDC), Padang (PDG), Surakarta (SOC), Surabaya (SUB) and Makassar (UPG).

In addition, via an interline agreement, Emirates customers can also access 17 more domestic Indonesian points via Jakarta and Denpasar, to cities such as Praya (LOP), Semarang (SRG), Sorong (SOQ), among others.

Emirates has been flying to Indonesia for over three decades, having commenced operations to Jakarta in 1992.

Emirates currently has codeshare agreements with 26 airline partners and two rail companies, as well as 110 interline partners worldwide. It flies to over 130 destinations across six continents.

Emirates and Garuda confirm codeshare deal

Earlier this year, Emirates  launched its codeshare agreement with Indonesia’s national carrier, Garuda, allowing its customers to access eight domestic points in Indonesia, beyond Jakarta and Bali. By way of that agreement, Garuda Indonesia began to place its code on routes operated by Emirates, between Jakarta and Dubai, in addition to onwards flights to Paris, London Heathrow, Manchester, Milan and Barcelona from Emirates’ hub in Dubai.