Articles Tagged ‘Lion Air’

Indonesia’s #1 domestic airline Lion Air positions for $1bn IPO; adds 26 Boeings in two years, 139 more to come

Indonesia’s #1 domestic airline Lion Air positions for $1bn IPO; adds 26 Boeings in two years, 139 more to come

Only five airlines received more new Boeing aircraft in the last two years than Lion Air, but where is it operating them? What other aircraft types does it operate and where does it fly to outside of Indonesia? On which route does it operate 15 flights each day?

Indonesia’s 6th biggest domestic airline grounded; Mandala Airlines has 45 days to find new investors to keep flying

Indonesia’s 6th biggest domestic airline grounded; Mandala Airlines has 45 days to find new investors to keep flying

Indonesia’s highly competitive domestic market appears to have claimed another victim. What share of the market did Mandala Airlines have and how many routes did it operate? What competition did it face on its busiest route?

Airbus continues delivery lead over Boeing in July; Saudi Arabian Airlines' short haul fleet renewal results in major delivery

Airbus continues delivery lead over Boeing in July; Saudi Arabian Airlines’ short haul fleet renewal results in major delivery

As Airbus delivered 48 aircraft in July and Boeing 41, which usual aircraft customer was missing from the deliveries? Which airlines had A380s delivered? What is the reason behind Saudi Arabian Airlines’ major delivery? And which Chinese airline was honoured with Boeing’s 800th aircraft to China?


Top 30 Asian airports offering 7% more capacity than a year ago; Beijing passes Tokyo Haneda; Jakarta growing fastest

Top 30 Asian airports offering 7% more capacity than a year ago; Beijing passes Tokyo Haneda; Jakarta growing fastest

You want proof that the Asian economies are doing well? Then take a look at airport capacity stats for the leading airports in the region. Only two of the top 25 airports are not growing again.

China at the forefront of Asian air travel growth; Indonesia and Vietnam booming in 2010; Hong Kong, Japan and Thailand struggle

China at the forefront of Asian air travel growth; Indonesia and Vietnam booming in 2010; Hong Kong, Japan and Thailand struggle

Europe’s had volcano issues (and strikes), the US has had a major merger announcement but what’s happening in Asia? Which airlines and country markets are growing fastest? We have a couple of handy graphs summarising the trends.

Airbus maintains marginal 2010 delivery lead over Boeing; Air France receives second A380

Airbus maintains marginal 2010 delivery lead over Boeing; Air France receives second A380

75 aircraft were delivered by Airbus and Boeing in February, but which airline received its first wide-body aircraft? Where is Air France flying its second A380? And which is the airline that loves the 737-900ER so much?


Airbus delivers record 61 aircraft in December, 498 for the year; Boeing ends year on 481

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsAirbus delivered almost 500 new aircraft in 2009, but how popular were each of its models? Boeing fell just short of Airbus’ figure but which regions received most new aircraft in December? How do these figures compare with 2008?

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 4 July – Friday 10 July)

Article Thumbnail: Route NewsThis week we counted over 60 new routes though Ryanair accounted for over half of them. But Air Canada, Air New Zealand, airBaltic, Bahrain Air, Eastern Airways, easyJet, Iberia, Levriero Fly (a new airline), LOT and vivaaerobus were among those carriers with something to celebrate this week

Indonesia’s traffic up 3.5% last year; Lion Air now #1 among domestic carriers; still no non-stop flights to Western Europe

Article Thumbnail: Country FocusDespite the collapse of Adam Air Indonesia’s airports still grew last year handling almost 80 million passengers. The domestic market is highly competitive but non-stop long-haul routes to Europe and North America are still missing.


Jakarta’s rapid growth dented by Adam Air’s demise; still 7th busiest Asian airport

Jakarta’s rapid growth dented by Adam Air’s demise; still 7th busiest Asian airportIndonesia’s air traffic has grown rapidly in recent years after a setback in the late 90s. However, the demise of Adam Air in March has resulted in Jakarta’s traffic falling in recent months. There are few services to Europe and none to the US, but Lion Air has ambitious plans.