JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – Lion Air Group, a large airline operator in Indonesia, has received the delivery of Boeing 737 MAX 9, which will strengthen its fleet. The airline operator will use the new aircraft type to serve the planned new international routes.
“Boeing 737 MAX 9 is suitable for our business, which continues to grow in Thailand. Boeing 737 MAX 9 will bolster our fleet which provides larger capacity for passengers and cargoes. This is in line with our expansion plan to open new routes to Bangladesh, China, and India,” said CEO and Chairman of Thai Lion Air Captain Darsito Hendro Seputro.
The airline operator becomes the first airline company in the world to be operating the new aircraft type.
Lion Air group has announced its commitment to bring in 50 new Boeing 737 MAX 10. It also has a long-term order to bring in 1,273 units of MAX series, making the group as one of the largest airline operators in the world.
Boeing 737 MAX family is designed to offer the greatest flexibility, reliability a, d efficiency in the single-aisle market. Every airplane will feature the new Boeing Sky Interior, highlighted b modern sculpted sidewalls and window reveals, LED lighting that enhances the sense of spaciousness and larger pivoting overhead stowage bins.