At the Singapore Airshow today Lion president director Rusdi Kirana signed the firm order for 56 more 737-900ERs. The deal also includes purchase rights for another 50.
Rusdi told ATI after the signing ceremony that the first delivery from this latest order will occur in 2014. He says the carrier already operates nine 737-900ERs in Indonesia from its initial order.
Lion wants to have 60 737-900ERs in Indonesia and the rest will be for airline joint ventures it plans to start in Australia, Thailand and other Asian countries.
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