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2 Countries served
8 Destinations served
9 Routes served




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Thai Lion Air to introduce first B737-800

Thai Lion Air (SL, Bangkok Don Mueang) is set to take delivery of its maiden B737-800 - HS-LUH (msn 39859) - ch-aviation research has revealed. The LCC had originally planned to acquire a pair of -800s ahead of its launch in 2013 only to swap them for an ATR72-600, sourced from Indonesian parent Lion Airlines's order book, at the last moment.

With the ATR72 now in service with Wings Air (Indonesia) (IW, Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta), Thai Lion Air operates an all-Boeing (BOE, Chicago O'Hare) fleet ...

Indonesia's Lion Group likely to postpone 1Q2016 IPO plans

The parent firm of Lion Airlines (JT, Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta), the Lion Group, will likely delay its planned Initial Public Offering (IPO), slated for the first quarter of next year, owing to weak market conditions Lion Group's CEO Rusdi Kirana told Reuters last week. He did not disclose any possible new dates.

Indonesia's economy is currently facing it weakest growth period in six years with the Rupiah continuing its slide against the US Dollar.

Previous reports indicate the Indonesian ...

Thai Lion Air to roll out international flights this August

Thai Lion Air (SL, Bangkok Don Mueang) is planning to commence international operations this August with flights from its Bangkok Don Mueang hub to Singapore Changi. The budget carrier's ground handling manager, Nas Wongteerathaweeporn, told the Bangkok Times that flights to two Chinese cities, one of which is Taiyuan will follow later in the year, along with the launch of flights out of Chiang Rai, also to China.

In the longterm, the Lion Airlines (JT, Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta) subsidiary is ...

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Thai Airways to stave off job cuts until absolutely necessary

Thai Airways International (TG, Bangkok Suvarnabhumi) president Charamporn Jotikasthira says strict budgetary discipline coupled with stringent cost-cutting measures could defer impending staff redundancies.

Speaking to Thailand's Nation TV last week, Jotikasthira said Thai's two-year long restructuring programme would initially focus on reducing expenditure in less sensitive areas and that if any cuts were to be made, they would be done so on a voluntary basis.

"If we have good ...


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Aircraft TypeActiveInactiveTotalOn Order* BØ Age PCapacity P  
B737-800 WIN.2 2hiddenhiddenhidden
B737-900 WIN.13 13hiddenhiddenhidden
* Includes new or used aircraft not yet delivered for which a construction/manufacturer serial number is already known.


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