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Picture: Indonesia’s Lion Air looks to expand with newer 737s

Indonesian low-cost carrier Lion Air, plans to use the 380 Boeing 737 it is committed to order for expansion and fleet replacement. The firm order for 230 Boeing 737s includes 201 of the re-engined 737 MAX and 29 737-900ERs. It also has options for 150 more aircraft. © Boeing Lion Air also has orders for […]

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Scoot – Not your usual airline name

Singapore Airlines’ (SIA) new long-haul low-cost carrier Scoot will launch services by the first half of 2012. The carrier will start operations with four Boeing 777-200s and grow to a fleet of 14 aircraft by 2016, said CEO Campbell Wilson. © Scoot Scoot will differentiate itself from its competitors with its “short, sharp, catchy” name […]

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Low cost carriers making their mark in Asia

Two weeks ago, we went to the Low Cost Airline Asia Pacific conference in Singapore and talked to CEOs from several airlines. These included AirAsia X’s Azran Rani-Osman (above), Jetstar’s Bruce Buchanan, Virgin Blue’s Brett Godfrey, and Viva Macau’s Reg McDonald.You can see the videos at our landing page, which is located here. But one […]

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