Lion Air News Stories

‘Clear Similarities’ Between Boeing Crashes

March 18, 2019

Accident investigators examining data from the crashed Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 say there are “clear similarities” with the Lion Air flight that crashed last year.


Lion Air 737 Overshoots Indonesian Runway

February 18, 2019

A Lion Air Boeing 737 overshot a runway in Borneo on Saturday as it attempted to land in heavy rain.


Divers Recover Lion Air Data Recorder

November 1, 2018

Indonesian navy divers have recovered one of the two data recorders from Lion Air JT610, which crashed off Java on Monday.


Search For Lion Air JT610 Continues

October 30, 2018

Indonesia continued to search for the wreckage of Lion Air flight JT610 on Tuesday, with helicopters and several ships joining the search and recovery mission.


Lion Air Plane Crashes, 189 Feared Dead

October 29, 2018

A Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX 8 with 189 people on board has crashed a few minutes after takeoff from Indonesia’s Jakarta Airport.



BOC Aviation Orders Eight A330neos

August 23, 2018

Aircraft lessor BOC Aviation has ordered eight A330neos from Airbus in a deal worth USD$2.37 billion at list prices.


Bali Airport Reopens After Ash Causes Closure

June 29, 2018

Bali airport reopened on Friday afternoon after an ash plume from the Mount Agung volcano had forced the cancellation of hundreds of flights earlier in the day.


Lion Air Firms Up $6.24 Billion 737 MAX 10 Order

April 10, 2018

Indonesian low cost carrier Lion Air has placed a firm order for 50 Boeing 737 MAX 10s, the largest in the upgraded MAX aircraft family.


Boeing Delivers First 737 MAX 9 To Lion Air

March 21, 2018

Boeing delivered the first 737 MAX 9 on Wednesday, to Lion Air, with the aircraft due to enter service with its Thai Lion Air unit.


Boeing 737 MAX 9 Cleared For Commercial Service

February 16, 2018

Boeing has received an amended type certificate from the US FAA for the 737 MAX 9, certifying the aircraft for commercial service.