Tag: Lion Air

First Lion Air A330neo Already Wears Airline’s Livery

Reading Time: 1 minute The first A330neo for Lion Air Group has rolled out of the Airbus paint shop in Toulouse, France, featuring the airline’s distinctive livery. The aircraft will be operated on lease from BOC Aviation. Altogether, Lion Air Group will acquire 10 A330neo aircraft, eight of which will be leased from BOC Aviation. The aircraft will have […]

Ethiopian Boeing 737 MAX 8 Crash: Preliminary Report Nears

Reading Time: 2 minutes Almost a month has passed since the tragic crash of the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX aircraft which killed 157 people on board. According to the ICAO rules, Ethiopia is required to release a preliminary report on the accident within 30 days of the crash. Formally, the deadline is 9 April. Thus, the report is […]

Lion Air Boeing 737 Overruns Runway at Pontianak

Reading Time: 1 minute A Lion Air Boeing 737-800, performing flight JT-714 from Jakarta to Pontianak (Indonesia) with 182 passengers and 7 crew, landed on Pontianak’s runway 15 in rain when the aircraft overran the end of the runway. The aircraft came to a stop about 220 feet/67 meters past the end of the runway with all gear on […]

Lion Air Crash: Cockpit Voice Recorder Recovered

Reading Time: 1 minute Indonesian Navy divers have finally found the cockpit voice recorder (CRV) of the fatal Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX flight 610 which crashed into the Java Sea on 29th October, 2018, with 189 on board. After over two months of intense search works, the recovered device is expected to help find the reason of the […]

REPORT | Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX 8 Was Unfit to Fly

Reading Time: 2 minutes Indonesia’s National Transportation Safety Committee (NTSC) has released a preliminary report into the crash of Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX 8. It is confirmed that the aircraft which crashed into the Java Sea killing 189 on board was not in an airworthy condition the day before its fatal flight. Previous Flight Data (28 October, 2018) The […]

Deadly Lion Air Crash. Problem in Boeing 737 MAX 8?

Reading Time: 4 minutes With ongoing search works and investigation of the fatal crash of the Lion Air 737 MAX 8 which carried 189 people on board on 29th October, 2018, more and more questions regarding the reasons of the accident are appearing. What do we know at this point? Reason in Boeing 737 MAX 8 Systems? On 7th November […]

Confirmed: Lion Air 737 MAX 8 Crash Leaves 189 Dead

Reading Time: 2 minutes A Lionair Boeing 737-800 MAX, registration PK-LQP performing flight JT-610 from Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang (Indonesia) with 181 passengers and 7 crew, was climbing out of Jakarta when the aircraft reached a maximum altitude of about 5400 feet, then lost height, radar contact was lost about 35nm northeast of Jakarta over the Java Sea. Rescue […]

Lion Air Boeing 737 Suffers Runway Excursion on Landing

Reading Time: 1 minute Lion Air Boeing 737-800, performing flight from Makassar to Gorontalo, Indonesia with 174 passengers and 7 crew, landed in rain but overran the end of the runway and came to a stop on soft ground with all gear struts dug in. There are no injuries being reported, the aircraft sustained substantial damage however. According to […]

Boeing Delivers First 737 MAX 9

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing and the Lion Air Group celebrated the very first 737 MAX 9 to be delivered. The airplane will go into service with Thai Lion Air, where its added capacity will help the airline launch several international routes. Boeing delivered its very first 737 MAX 9 to Thai Lion Air. The MAX 9’s extra capacity […]

Indonesia Suspends Lion Air, AirAsia Ground Handling Services

Reading Time: 1 minute Lion Air will not be able to operate its ground handling services at Soekarno-Hatta airport in Jakarta, and AirAsia Indonesia at Ngurah Rai airport in Bali. Indonesia’s Transport Ministry has frozen the ground handling services of two airlines for dropping their international flight passengers at the domestic terminal. Lion Air will not be able to […]