INDONESIA: Boeing, Lion Air Celebrate 10th Delivery

The Boeing Company and Jakarta-based Lion Air recently celebrated the delivery of the airline’s 10th Next-Generation 737-900ER (Extended Range) airplane. The aircraft will be used by the airline to expand its service with new destinations throughout South and Southeast Asia. Boeing launched the 737-900ER programme in July 2005 when Lion Air announced the initial order […]


The Boeing Company and Jakarta-based Lion Air recently celebrated the delivery of the airline’s 10th Next-Generation 737-900ER (Extended Range) airplane. The aircraft will be used by the airline to expand its service with new destinations throughout South and Southeast Asia.

Boeing launched the 737-900ER programme in July 2005 when Lion Air announced the initial order for 30 of the newest 737 model. The airline received the world’s first 737-900ER in April 2007 and has ordered a total of 178 737-900ERs. Lion Air, which operates an all-Boeing fleet and is the largest low-fare airline in Asia, serves nearly 1 million passengers per month. The airline began operations in June 2000.