Top News on Lion Air

  • PICTURES: Lion Group's first A320 in final assembly


    Lion Group’s first Airbus A320 aircraft has entered final assembly, which will be operated by its full service unit Batik Air.


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  • SINGAPORE: Bombardier non-committal on Lion progress


    Bombardier is still working hard to secure Lion Air as a customer, though it would not be drawn into discussions on how...


  • PICTURE: Lion Group receives 100th 737NG aircraft


    Indonesia’s Lion Group received its 100th Boeing 737NG aircraft at an event in Seattle on 4 November.


  • Six-month safety figures maintain gradual improvement


    Worldwide airline fatal accidents in the first six months of 2013 maintained the all-time best figure of nine, while...


  • News Listings for Lion Air

  • Garuda launches Banjarmasin-Yogyakarta service

    News | 11 Jul 2014 08:40 | Firdaus Hashim

    ​Garuda Indonesia launched a Banjarmasin-Yogyakarta service on 10 July, using Boeing 737-800 aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Garuda-launches-Banjarmasin-Yogyakarta-service-401309/
  • Indonesian committee details 'mismanagement' in Merpati

    News | 08 Jul 2014 09:45 | Firdaus Hashim

    An Indonesian parliamentary committee has issued a detailed report on the mismanagement of state-owned carrier Merpati Nusantara Airlines, which suspended operations in February.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Indonesian-committee-details-mismanagement-in-Merpati-401155/
  • ANALYSIS: Indonesia and the tyranny of scale

    News | 26 Jun 2014 08:28 | Mavis Toh

    ​The Indonesian market is a good example of why scale matters in the airline business.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Indonesia-and-the-tyranny-of-scale-400785/
  • Sriwijaya Air ups domestic services

    News | 24 Jun 2014 08:35 | Firdaus Hashim

    Sriwijaya Air began a new domestic service, while adding frequencies to two other services.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Sriwijaya-Air-ups-domestic-services-400694/
  • ANALYSIS: Southeast Asia’s long-haul, low-cost renaissance

    News | 20 Jun 2014 07:39 | Greg Waldron

    No one will confuse Southeast Asia’s long-haul, low-cost carriers with their staid, full service rivals. Campbell Wilson, chief executive of Singapore’s Scoot, once held a competition with a colleague aboard a Boeing 777-200ER operating the Bangkok-Singapore route. He announced that each of them would push a duty free sales cart down an aisle. The colleague who sold the most would become “CEO for a day.” The passengers loved it, but unfortunately Wilson found himself out of work for a day: he was only able to sell S$120 ($95) worth of goods against the colleague’s S$360.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Southeast-Asias-long-haul-low-cost-renaissance-400621/
  • ANALYSIS: Tigerair Mandala's final roar

    News | 19 Jun 2014 08:44 | Greg Waldron

    Tigerair’s decision to cut its losses at Tigerair Mandala was the correct one, as the struggling unit categorically failed to gain any traction in Indonesia’s brutally competitive market.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Tigerair-Mandalas-final-roar-400575/