INDONESIA: Lion Air places 56-plane

The Boeing Company and Jakartabased Lion Air announced recently an order for 56 Next-Generation 737-900ER (Extended Range) airplanes. Th is order, valued at more than US$4.4 billion at current list prices, brings Lion Air¡¯s combined orders for the 737-900ER to 178. Additionally, the airline acquired purchase rights for an additional 50 737-900ERs. To date, eight […]


The Boeing Company and Jakartabased Lion Air announced recently an order for 56 Next-Generation 737-900ER (Extended Range) airplanes. Th is order, valued at more than US$4.4 billion at current list prices, brings Lion Air¡¯s combined orders for the 737-900ER to 178. Additionally, the airline acquired purchase rights for an additional 50 737-900ERs.

To date, eight customers have placed orders for 227 Next-Generation 737- 900ERs. Th e 737 is the best-selling commercial jetliner in history, with more than 7,700 orders from more than 245 customers around the world. Boeing has more than 2,000 unfulfilled orders for the airplane with a value exceeding $145 billion at current list prices.