The object of this page is to collect information on Lion Air out of Indonesia. Such as staffing issues, pilots, go slow, layoffs, safety concerns, financial health, on time record. Will they strike or go bankrupt after I've bought my ticket!
Tuesday May 10, 2016 Indonesian low cost airline Lion Air pilot strike today. 300 pilot's went on strike over late payment of accommodation fees. Thousands of passengers stranded at Juanda International, East Java and Hasanudin Airport, Makassar, South Sulawesi. Passengers given bottled water, management state what strike? Pilot's are suffering with illness. Wings Air and Malindo Air were not effected. Transport Ministry will impose fines.
Old news from 2008
3 July 08 Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd, is in the running for a $1 billion deal to service a new fleet of Boeing planes for Indonesia's Lion Air, the Straits Times reported on Thursday, citing Lion Air's president Rusdi Kirana.
1 July 08 We’ve already opened routes to Vietnam and Singapore. By early next year we'll fly to Hong Kong, followed by routes to China, Australia, Saudi Arabia, Jeddah, Riyadh and India.
1/21/08 Indonesia's Lion sets sights on Asian expansion flightglobal.com/articles
1/10/08 Indonesia's Lion Mentari Airlines may enter Australian domestic market
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